Chocolate Recipes as seen on Rogers Daytime Simcoe with Runner & Chef Charmaine Broughton


Chocolate Recipes as seen on Rogers Daytime Simcoe with Runner & Chef Charmaine Broughton

Cafe Mocha Tofu Mousse

This simple to prepare “treat” will satisfy your sweet tooth without sabotaging all your hard work on foot.

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) each; quality ground coffee and hot water
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 500g (1 lb) medium firm tofu, drained and chopped in chunks
  • 125 g (4 oz) 70% dark chocolate, melted
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) Canadian Maple Syrup
  • Fresh raspberries & toasted slivered almonds *optional

Stir together coffee, hot water and vanilla. Set aside. Place tofu in the bowl of a food processor (fitted with a metal blade) and pulse until smooth. Add melted chocolate and agave nectar and pulse until very well combined, scraping side of bowl when needed. Add reserved coffee mixture and pulse until incorporated. Cover and refrigerate for up to two days.  Garnish with raspberries.  Yields 2 cups (500 mL) – 4 1/2 cup (125 mL) servings.

Charmaine Broughton-Dunn is a trained chef, cooking instructor, and food writer for a number of national publications.  She is an avid runner (completing dozens of marathons and triathlons) and is a very proud ambassador of Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon. Charmaine has appeared on City Line, Toronto’s Breakfast Television and is a regular guest on Rogers Daytime sharing her love of food and cooking.

Most importantly; Charmaine is the mother of two active boys, Tyler & Colgan.  Charmaine understands the importance of preparing healthy wholesome dishes all while keeping budget and time in mind.  For media appearances, cooking demonstrations or spokesperson inquiries call: 705-706-3971 Follow Charmaine on twitter @runnercharb

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