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Desserts

Carob Mousse
From Nancy Appleton, Ph.D.

6 cups well-cooked (baked or steamed) sweet potatoes
1 to 2 tablespoons of vanilla
½ cup powdered carob

Makes 6 one-cup servings.

Bake or steam 3 large sweet potatoes until very soft. Peel potatoes and mash. Add ½ cup of carob power (or add to taste). Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla (or add to taste). Beat all together, mixing in blender until thoroughly pureed.

Pour into individual parfait glasses and refrigerate until ready to serve.

This carob mousse also can be poured into a cooked, sugarfree basic pie crust, refrigerated and served. (See Pie Crust recipe.)

Total Preparation time: 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the size of the sweet potatoes. Refrigeration as long as desired.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1 cup)
107 calories (kcal)
Trace total fat (2% calories from fat)
Trace saturated fat
1g protein
24g carbohydrate
5g dietary fiber
0mg cholesterol
11mg sodium

Nancy Appleton, Ph.D. is author of “Lick the Sugar Habit” and “Lick the Sugar Habit Sugar Counter.” This recipe is from “Lick the Sugar Habit” and is reprinted with Dr. Appleton’s permission. To learn about Nancy’s books, go to www.sugarshock.com/bookstore.html or www.nancyappleton.com.

Basic Pie Crust
From Nancy Appleton, Ph.D.

Made without sugar, fruit, fruit juice or wheat!

13 cup barley flour
13 cup rice flour
13 cup quinoa flour
½ cup melted butter

Makes one 9-inch single crust.

In a medium bowl, combine the flours. Using a fork, stir in the butter to form the dough. If the dough is too dry, add a little water, a few drops at a time.)

Form the dough into a ball, and place between 2 pieces of wax paper. Roll out the dough into a 10-inch circle. Press the flattened dough into a 9-inch pie pan and crimp or flute the edges.

Prick the bottom of the dough with a fork. Bake in a 450º oven for 10 minutes or until light brown.

Add your favorite filling to the cooked crust.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes at 350 degrees or until done

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1/6 of pie crust)
214 calories (kcal)
16g total fat (64% calories from fat)
10g saturated fat
4g protein
15g carbohydrate
2g dietary fiber
41mg cholesterol
158mg sodium

Nancy Appleton, Ph.D. is author of “Lick the Sugar Habit” and “Lick the Sugar Habit Sugar Counter.” This recipe is from “Lick the Sugar Habit” and is reprinted with Dr. Appleton’s permission. To learn about Nancy’s books, go to www.sugarshock.com/bookstore.html or www.nancyappleton.com.

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