Dessert Recipes

by Kathy Smith

TGIF! After your workout today, kick off your weekend with a sweet treat. These exquisite recipes are inspired by the finest spas and restaurants around the world.

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Mocha Mousse

Total time 10 minutes plus chilling

Ingredients

 

  • 3 Tbsp Kahlúa
  • 4 tsp Instant coffee granules
  • 36 ounces extra-firm silken tofu
  • ¾ cup agave nectar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  •  4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon,

 

In saucepan on low, heat 3 tablespoons Kahlúa. Add 4 teaspoons instant-coffee granules; stir to dissolve. In food processor, combine 36 ounces extra-firm silken tofu, ¾ cup agave nectar, ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 4 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, and coff’ee mixture.
Process 6 minutes, or until smooth. Spoon into bowls; refrigerate 30 minutes. Garnish with whipped cream, raspberries, and mint leaves, if desired. Makes 8 servings.

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Pumpkin Mousse

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews unsalted raw
  • ½ cup pecan pieces, raw
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ½ cup FruitSweet (or agave syrup, maple syrup or honey)
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ⅛ teaspoon cloves, ground
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

combine all ingredients in blender; puree on high speed until smooth. Use a rubber spatula to transfer the mixture into half cup creme brulee ramekins or into a pastry bag; chill to refrigerator temperature and then enjoy. Garnish with a light dusting of cinnamon and a sprig of mint.

Nutritional Key: Calories/Carbs/Proteins/Fat/Fiber 230.61/23.88g/3.59g/14.71g/2.26g

Servings: 8

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Tofu Ambrosia with Cantaloupe and Honeydew

(Serves 4)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups cantaloupe, ¼” diced
  • 2 cups honeydew, ¼” diced
  • 1 cup tofu whipped cream (recipe below)
  • TOFU WHIPPED CREAM INGREDIENTS:
  • 8 oz. soft tofu
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. agave syrup
  • 1 tsp. orange peel, grated
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla
  • Dash nutmeg, ground

DIRECTIONS:

Blend all tofu whipped cream ingredients in a food processor or with a mixer.
Toss tofu whipped cream with cantaloupe and honeydew.

Kathy

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