Homemade chocolate and orange muscle mousse
Become the most popular man in the gym by making this muscle-building mousse for your training buddies.
175g plain chocolate (75 per cent cocoa solids)
350g silken tofu
1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
Juice and zest of 2 oranges
Grated orange zest and chocolate, to serve
How to make it
Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool slightly. Place the chocolate, tofu, protein powder, orange zest and juice in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Spoon into four individual dishes and chill in the fridge until set. Decorate with a little orange zest and grated chocolate.
Why should I have it?
Known for their muscle-healing vitamin C content, oranges are also packed with photochemical and flavonoids that protect muscles from oxidative damage caused by exercise. Tofu also contains muscle-building protein and calcium, as well as isoflavones, which can block the female hormone oestrogen and make testosterone more prevalent.
Nutrients per serving
294 calories, 32.5g carbs, 26.2g protein, 6g fat.
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