Feel better about indulging in a rich, decadent dessert
with this cholesterol-free Chocolate Cheesecake. It’s
a treat for your mind and body. Rather than using heavy
cream and cheese, this recipe contains soymilk
and tofu, which are made from high-protein soybeans
that contain all eight essential amino acids. Enjoy
it knowing it's low in saturated fat, high in polyunsaturated
fat, and absolutely delicious!
1 block of Silken Tofu (drained)
1 Graham Cracker Pie Crust
1 cup chocolate soymilk
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
Cut block of tofu into small chunks and put into the blender.
Add soymilk, sugar, vanilla extract, and
cocoa powder and blend well until smooth. If
you'd like, add chocolate chips.
Once all are combined, pour into the pie
crust and bake for 35-60 minutes in a preheated oven
at 350º or
until the top appears solid.
Chill for 1-2 hrs before
serving. Garnish with soy whip or other non-dairy
road to a healthy and compassionate lifestyle has never
been smoother. Silk soymilk is delicious and nutritious,
whether you enjoy it at home or on the road. Silk products
are full of the good stuff you want – nutrition
and taste – not additives. Made from organic
and natural soy beans, Silk offers a variety of ultra-tasty
soy products, like rich Chocolate Soymilk, fruity soy
smoothies, and French Vanilla Creamer. Loaded with
protein, antioxidants, 11 essential vitamins and minerals,
Silk has a refreshing, creamy taste. Try it with your
cereal, in your coffee, when you cook, or drink it
by itself. Silk is now available in convenient 8.25-ounce
individual servings, so you can grab them on-the-go.
Give it a try!
to Dutch researchers, cocoa can lower blood pressure
and risk of heart disease by 50 percent. The 15-year
study study, recently published in Archives
of Internal Medicine, examined cocoa's relationship
to cardiovascular health in 470 Dutch men aged 65 to
84 years. Men in the group with the highest cocoa consumption
were half as likely as the others to die from cardiovascular
disease. Their risk remained lower even when considering
other factors, such as weight, smoking habits, physical
activity levels, calorie intake and alcohol consumption.
The men who consumed more cocoa were also less likely
to die of any cause.
The researchers concluded that it was not just the
lower blood pressure that corresponded to lower
overall risk of death but credited antioxidants and
flavanoids found in cocoa. Flavanoids are a class of
healthy antioxidants found in plant-based foods. They
boost the functioning of cells, which lessens risks
of heart attacks, cancer, and lung diseases.
Gopinath, a life-long vegetarian, is proof that young
people can make global changes. At age 17, he became
the youngest CEO in the world, launching his own
multi-national corporation. Gopinath dreamed of
becoming a vet as a kid, but at 14 he became fascinated
by the Internet. His interest started with the creation
of his own web page but soon turned to the development
of a new company. In 2000, Gopinath started Globals
Inc., an IT service company that now boasts 11 offices
worldwide, more than 400 employees, and profits of
more than $1 million a year.
Not only innovative in business, Gopinath has a lot
to say about social issues as well. He spoke at a young
leaders’ conference last year about the importance
of viewing the world as a global community without political
borders. Gopinath is just as passionate about animal
rights. He recently sat down with PETA to discuss his
views on business, animal rights, and what young people
can do to revolutionize both.
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