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Chocolate PB & Banana Pudding

Serves 2

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    Chocolate PB & Banana Pudding

    If your mornings are more storm than calm, this make-ahead chocolatey pudding is your answer to a nutritious start to the day even when in a time crunch. Silky soft tofu provides body to the pudding as well as satiating plant-based protein, but its neutral flavour allows all the peanut butter and banana essence to shine through in each spoonful. And you should know that this pudding is also a smart post-workout snack to help your body recharge.

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    You can swap out crunchy cacao nibs for grated dark chocolate or top your breakfast pudding off with your favourite granola and a handful of berries.

    Power powder

    Made from whole roasted nuts that have been pressed to remove most of the oil and then ground into a fine powder, peanut butter powder is a stealth addition and a boost of lower calorie nutty flavour in puddings, smoothies, pancakes, muffins, and your breakfast oatmeal. Ideally, use versions with no added sugars.

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    Chocolate PB & Banana Pudding

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup (80 mL) unsweetened dairy-free milk of choice
    • 1 - 10 oz (300 g) package silken soft tofu
    • 1/3 cup (80 mL) peanut butter powder
    • 1 ripe banana
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) cacao powder
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
    • 6 Tbsp (90 mL) chia seeds
    • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) cacao nibs

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories355
    • protein18g
    • fat18g
      • saturated fat5g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates42g
      • sugars15g
      • fibre17g
    • sodium90mg

    Directions

    01

    In blender container, place milk, tofu, peanut butter powder, banana, cacao powder, maple syrup, and vanilla, and blend until smooth. Divide mixture between 2 wide-mouth jars and stir 3 Tbsp (45 mL) chia seeds into each jar. Seal shut and chill overnight to thicken.

    02

    When ready to serve, sprinkle on cacao nibs.

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