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Old 05-05-2010, 11:30 AM   #1
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Join Date: May 2004
Location: DC metro area
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Height: 5'0"

Default anyone tried substituting tofu for diary in recipes?

I was wondering if anyone has tried substitutiing soft tofu for the ricotta recipes? or any recipes?

I've had good luck with the ricotta cream recipes, I add about 1 t chia seeds per serving to give it a smidgen more gel expecially if I'm making more then 1 serving. I divide it up into the 1/2 cup containers and the next day they are nice and pudding like. And I add more seasonings then the recipe calls for because soft and extra soft tofu doesn't.

I've also modified one of the muffin recipes that call for yogurt and add a teaspoon of peanut butter. Seems to work ok.
49 years old, 5' highest weight-199lbs . Started SBD Jan 2004, lost 47 pounds in 6 months, then slowly gained it all back.

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