Sunday, November 7, 2010

Low-carb chocolate pudding

Fall hasn't really been fall where I live until the last few days. Snuggling under a blanket is what my pal, Pumpkin, (pictured above) likes to do on a cold, rainy day, like we're having today. His idea could be catching but then I wouldn't get anything done.
Instead, how about mixing up a batch of low-carb chocolate or carob pudding? It's unbelievably simple and quick, and gives you a dessert fix with minimal carbs and calories (less than 60 depending on what you add).
Low-Carb Chocolate (Carob) Pudding (1 serving)

  1. 3/4 cup chocolate, unsweetened almond milk
  2. 1 T. cocoa or carob powder
  3. 1/2 tsp. guar gum
  4. Alcohol-free stevia for sweetener
  5. Optional: 1 tsp. espresso powder


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and pulse until thickened.
  2. Note: the mixture will continue to thicken if allowed to set for a few minutes.

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