Category Archives: DESSERTS

Healthy Peach-Crumble

Healthy Peach-Crumble is an easy and quick (50) minute recipe for a delicious and warm dessert. This recipe uses fresh peaches; spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, sweetened with brown sugar. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Healthy Peach-Crumble will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.healthy-peach-crumble

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
8 ripe freestone peaches, peeled, pitted, sliced
3 Tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1/3 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
2 Tbsp trans-fat-free margarine, cut in thin slices
1/4 cup quick-cooking oats, (uncooked)

Easy Cranberry Bread

Easy Cranberry Bread is a delicious recipe for a Thanksgiving and Christmas option. It takes only (10) minutes to prepare and (1) hour in the oven. Ingredients include: Fresh cranberries, chopped walnuts, orange juice, orange zest and an easy icing to top it. This is also a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Easy Cranberry Bread will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-cranberry-bread

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1 Hour.
Total Time: 2 Hours-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups flour
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup orange juice
(1/2 stick) margarine or butter, melted
1/4 cup cholesterol-free egg product
2 tsp orange zest
1 cup chopped cranberries* (See Note)
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp water

Note*
Fresh cranberries can be difficult to chop, so pulse them in a food processor rather than chopping them with a knife and cutting board.

Healthy Strawberry Dessert

Healthy Strawberry Dessert is a delicious, creamy and rich dessert recipe for large dinner crowds. Once you, your family and guests try this it will become one of your favorites for every Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mothers-Day and Easter holiday meal. It takes only (25) minutes to prepare this decadent dessert. Summary: Fresh strawberries, cream cheese, stawberry gelatin and whipped topping are the main ingredients and layered over a crushed pretzel crust, then refrigerated. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (20) servings. Healthy Strawberry Dessert will be loved by all of your family, frienhealthy-strawberry-dessertds and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
Refrigeration Time: 4-1/2 Hours..
Total Time: About 5 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/2 cups finely crushed pretzels
1/2 cup sugar, divided
1 stick margarine, melted
1-1/2 bars (8 oz each) Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 Tbsp skim milk
1 cup sugar-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 cups boiling water
1 (0.6 oz) box sugar-free strawberry gelatin
1-1/2 cups cold water
4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Cherry Muffins

Cherry Muffins is an easy recipe for a dessert or snack which takes just over (1 hour) to make. Ingredients include sweet cherries and cream cheese for muffins both adults and kids will love. Suggested uses: Halloween parties, holiday crowds, birthday parties or events. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) muffins. Cherry Muffins will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.cherry-muffins

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes + Cooling time.

INGREDIENTS:

(1-2 lb) fresh or frozen dark sweet cherries, pitted
1/4 cup margarine
1/4 cup reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1 large egg
2 cups self-rising flour, sifted
1 cup skim milk

Key Lime Mousse Treats

Key Lime Mousse Treats is an easy, quick (20) minute, No-Cooking recipe for a delicious treat or dinner party dessert. This would would work well for a coffee break at work or a large holiday or party gathering also. Summary: Key Lime juice, sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese and whipping cream are mixed together and piped into phyllo shells. These are so easy to make and will be an instant hit when served. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sugars, low sodium, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 30 servings. Key Lime Mousse Treats will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(4 oz) cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk, (such as Eagle Brand)
1/4 cup Key lime juice
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
2 (1.9 oz) packages frozen miniature phyllo tart shells
Fresh raspberries and lime wedges, optional