Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
As you already know, I work with lactose intolerant kids and mesothelioma patients and some forms of radiation, along with other mesothelioma treatments, may bring on lactose intolerance in patients. When a person is lactose intolerant, that person’s body cannot digest or absorb a milk sugar called lactose. This can cause moderate to severe digestive issues, and may make getting proper nutrition during mesothelioma treatment a challenge. Here is a recipe for a delicious chocolate pudding that even lactose intolerant patients can enjoy.
- 2 ounces baking chocolate (2 squares, 1 oz. each)
- 1 cup non-dairy coffee creamer (such as rice or soy milk) or 1 cup lactose-free milk (such as rice or soy milk)
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Melt the chocolate in a small pan.
- In a separate pan, mix cornstarch and sugar. Add part of the liquid to this mixture and stir until cornstarch dissolves. Add the rest of the liquid.
- Cook cornstarch mixture over medium heat until warm.
- Stir in chocolate until mixture is thick. Bring to a boil, stirring regularly.
- Blend in vanilla extract and allow pudding to cool.