Silky Chocolate Soy Dessert Recipe

Silky Chocolate Soy Dessert Recipe

After you have your Bariatric Procedure at Pompeii Surgical, you will have to reintroduce food to your system slowly. Your portion sizes will be much smaller than they were before as well, due to the new size of your stomach and not wanting to encounter any stretching of the stomach. In order to reach your health and weight goals, the smaller portion sizes will help you lose weight quickly. It is essential to eat a variety of different foods that have nutritional value so that you are getting everything that your body needs to be healthy.  

We at Pompeii Surgical are hoping to provide you with all the tools you need to help your recovery go smoothly, and to continue to be with you on your journey as you reach your new health goals. We are hoping with this section to be able to provide you with some recipes for you to try out that have been selected carefully by us, and some recommended by our patients who have personally tried them out.

We know how overwhelming the aftermath of this surgery can be, and the lifestyle change can be intimidating. We hope to make it easier and a little fun by helping out in any way we can. Rest assured that over time, this new way of eating and viewing food will become a part of your everyday routine.

It is important to eat balanced meals with small portions, follow a low-calorie diet, eat slowly, and chew your food thoroughly so your body can process it. It is helpful to keep a daily record of food portions. After surgery, it is also very imperative to drink extra water in between meals to avoid dehydration.

Do not hesitate to reach out to Pompeii Surgical with any concerns about diet or anything pertaining to your health after surgery.  


Silky Chocolate Soy Dessert Recipe

Weight Management & Bariatrics


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


1 envelope unflavored gelatin 
¼ cup hot water 
1 package (1.4 oz) sugar-free, fat-free chocolate fudge instant pudding 
1 cup cold skim milk 
16 ounces silken tofu 
½ teaspoon vanilla extract 
1 tablespoon cocoa powder (optional) 
¼ teaspoon peppermint extract (optional)


  1. In a small bowl, mix the hot water and unflavored gelatin. Set aside and allow to firm. 
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the cold skim milk and instant pudding mix. 
  3. Dice the tofu into ½- to 1-inch cubes and place in bowl with pudding mixture. Quickly whisk together to break up the soy cubes.  
  4. Add the vanilla extract and optional cocoa powder and peppermint extract. 
  5. Spoon the pudding and tofu mixture into a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. You may need to blend for about 5 seconds and hand mix or shake the contents so that the motor does not stick. 
  6. Once the mixture has a smoothie-like texture, gradually add the gelatin until well combined and blend again. 
  7. Pour into a glass 8-inch dish, cover and place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to firm. The longer it sits, the firmer it will become. 
  8. Cut into eight portions and enjoy!


Serving size: ½ cup or 2-inch square
Calories: 56
Carbohydrate: 6 grams
Fat: 1 grams (0 grams saturated)
Protein: 5 grams
Cholesterol: 1 milligram
Sodium: 181 milligrams
Fiber: 0 grams


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