Peanut butter and bananas meet chocolate in this decadent tasting yet better-for-you pudding recipe.
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I’ve been making a version of this chocolate pudding for years.
Back when low-fat was all the range (thank goodness we’ve moved on,) one of my go-to cookbooks was Moosewood Restaurant’s Low-Fat Favorites (printed in 1996.) It introduced me to exotic ingredients at the time like bulgur, lemongrass and five spice powder along with lower fat cooking techniques that produced “flavorful recipes for healthful meals” – which actually is the essence of The Recipe ReDux.
So, when this month’s Recipe ReDux theme was announced….
Favorite Chocolate Matches
Does your chocolate need a friend? This month’s posting will be after Valentine’s Day, so you may have a bit of extra chocolate around. Show us your favorite healthy chocolate combo recipe.
…..I knew that I was going with the classic, nothing-IMHO-beats-it paring: peanut butter and chocolate.
After all, this is one of my all time favorite commercials from my youth and I even have a Peanut Butter & Chocolate Love Pinterest Board to hoard all my PB&C recipe cravings.
So, I decided to adapt that tried and true chocolate pudding recipe – keeping it on the healthier side but turning it into my own creation by upping the milkfat, adding some natural peanut butter (and banana – why not!) along with a touch of heat (cayenne pepper) because I love me some spicy hot chocolate.
What is your favorite pairing with chocolate? Do you ever make homemade pudding?
Check out what the rest of the ReDuxers paired with chocolate in these recipes below: