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April 30, 2013

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Conventional creme is usually made with dairy products. Our version is low in fat and has zero cholesterol –much better for your health! Learn more here!

Lemon Crème

Lemon Creme

This zesty crème is perfect as a guilt-free dessert. It can be served as a pudding or a topping on fruit, cake, or pie.

Ingredients

Makes 1 cup (4 servings)

1 12.3-ounce package reduced-fat, extra-firm silken tofu, crumbled
1/3 cup Grade A (light) maple syrup or agave nectar
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon peel, grated

Directions

Blend tofu, maple syrup or agave nectar, lemon juice, and lemon peel until very smooth in a blender or food processor (or place in a bowl and use a handheld blender). Refrigerate in a covered container until chilled.

Per serving (1/4 recipe): 105 calories; 0.8 g fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 6.7% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 5.6 g protein; 19.9 g carbohydrates; 16.7 g sugar; 0.2 g fiber; 79 mg sodium; 53 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 4.8 mg vitamin C; 0 mcg beta carotene; 0.1 mg vitamin E

Source: Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes Without Drugs by Neal D. Barnard, M.D.; recipe by Bryanna Clark Grogan

Please feel free to tailor PCRM recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.

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