Learn how to make Raspberry Chocolate Parfait, one of Rita's recipes for iron-deficiency anemia.

Raspberry Chocolate Parfait


  • 2 packages silken tofu, drained
  • 1½ cups chocolate chips
  • 1½ cups raspberry fruit spread
  • 1½ cups fresh raspberries
  • ½ cup brown rice syrup, or sweetener of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • Fresh mint leaves


  1. Melt chocolate chips in double boiler. Set aside.
  2. In blender or food processor, puree raspberry fruit spread with one package of silken tofu. Using a rubber spatula to scrape the sides, transfer to medium bowl. Stir in 1 cup raspberries.
  3. In same blender, blend the second package of silken tofu, melted chocolate chips, rice syrup or sweetener, vanilla extract and salt.
  4. Using 6-8 parfait glasses, alternately layer the chocolate and raspberry mixtures. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Garnish with remaining raspberries and mint leases before serving.

Makes 6-8 servings.