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Sweet, Dairy-Free Desserts

Follow these recipes to make delicious lactose-free treats.

Indulge in rice pudding without worrying about dietary concerns.

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Cholesterol and fat-free desserts are delicious and easy to make using recipes from vegetarian diet specialist Marie Oser.

Rice Pudding

Ingredients:

3 cups white rice
3 cups soy milk
1 pkg. silken tofu
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
2 cups evaporated cane juice
1 Tbsp. vanilla

Preparation:

Cook rice according to package directions. Add soy milk to the rice and heat through.

In the bowl of a food processor, combine the tofu, cornstarch, juice and vanilla. Blend until smooth. Combine the tofu mixture with the rice mixture and turn into a large baking dish. Bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees.

Rich Chocolate Fondue

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups light silken tofu
1 cup soy milk
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup brown rice syrup
1/2 cup evaporated cane juice
1 Tbsp. vanilla

Preparation:

Put tofu in the bowl of a food processor and blend until thick and smooth. Add the soy milk and blend.

Heat the brown rice syrup and add the cocoa powder, blending until it makes a very thick mixture. Add this mixture to the processor bowl, along with the cane juice and vanilla. Blend until smooth.

Warm the mixture in the microwave and transfer to a fondue pot. Serve with fruits and cake.

Marie Oser is a noted vegetarian chef and cookbook author.

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