Tapioca Soy Pudding GF DF Low


  • 2 cups calcium fortified soy milk
  • 150g tapioca balls
  • 2 x 350ml water + 1 Tbsl
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp arrowroot
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Place the tapioca and 350ml of water in a bowl, cover and let the pearls soak for2 hours
  • Place a medium saucepan on the stove and add another 350ml water plus the all of the soy milk. Bring this to just under boiling
  • Add the tapioca, maple syrup, salt and tapioca pearl mixture and stir well
  • Lower the heat and simmer the mixture for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly
  • The pearls will become translucent and soft
  • In a small cup combine the 1 tblsp of water with the arrowroot and then add it to the tapioca pearls
  • Stir constantly for another 5 minutes
  • Transfer to a large bowl or 2 school snack containers or individual serving glasses
  • Allow it to cool and then place it in the fridge for at least 4 hours before serving.
  • Place in the refrigerator


  • It can be served cold with pears, cashews or custard
    • (Orgran has a custard powder that is suitable for the elimination diet and it is gluten and dairy free)
  • Set it in small tubs so it can be transported to work or school as a snack
Disclaimer: Please note that the food chemical elimination diet is a testing tool to find which food chemical substances your body is sensitive to. It is not intended to be a life-long diet. This procedure should be done with the supervision of your dietitian. Once the elimination investigations are complete you need to add foods back to the diet, from the food chemical groups you have been avoiding, to find your tolerance levels to the substances to which you are sensitive.

The following recipes fall into 4 main categories and will help you through this diet investigation and or the initial re-introduction of moderate chemicals.

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