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Chef Meg's Slim Sweets

Chef Meg's Slim Sweets

Want to have your cake and eat it, too? So does Chef Meg! Try her better-for-you sweets and treats today.

(23 Recipes) Created by CHEF_MEG

Recipes in this Collection

Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream
Very Good 4.1/5
(153 ratings)

Strawberries are combined with tangy and sweet balsamic vinegar and creamy ricotta in this quick and simple dessert.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 157
Skinny Caramel Popcorn
Very Good 4.4/5
(132 ratings)

This lightened-up version of caramel popcorn is our favorite tailgate treat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 116.7
Pumpkin Pie with Crunchy Pumpkin Seed Crust
Very Good 4.1/5
(38 ratings)

This pie crust has a crunchy addition: pepitas, or shelled pumpkin seeds. They add a nice nutty flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 7.2g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 168.1
Angelic Peppermint Towers
Very Good 4.1/5
(34 ratings)

This an easy, affordable recipe that will impress your guests.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 215.4
Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread
Good 3.9/5
(37 ratings)

This almond shortbread recipe replaces my mom's buttery shortbread. My new and improved version has less than half the calories and fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 94.9
Cocoa Meringue Shells
Very Good 4.1/5
(86 ratings)

These meringues are a fun treat when served with low-fat vanilla ice cream and fresh fruit.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 54.5
Cranberry-Orange Creme Brulee
Very Good 4.5/5
(30 ratings)

This creme brulee recipe is full of flavor, not fat. The cranberry-orange combo is perfect balance of tart and sweet.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 133.6
Crispy Yogurt and Berry Parfaits
Very Good 4.4/5
(17 ratings)

Chef Meg used a member's recipe to create these Crispy Yogurt and Berry Parfaits. Traditional marshmallow-cereal treats are madeover with whole-grain, fiber-rich cereal, then layered with fruit and yogurt for a healthy dessert.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 58.8g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 7.6g | Protein: 11.7g | Calories: 283.7
Mini Apple Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(85 ratings)

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 124.3
No Added Sugar Pumpkin-Apple Butter
Very Good 4.4/5
(29 ratings)

Try this over whole wheat toast with nut butter or to thicken fall soups. You won't believe we didn't add any sugar!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 20.6
Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins
Very Good 4.5/5
(47 ratings)

What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon! This dish is like having a piece of apple pie but without the large amount of fat and carbs from the dough. The oats inside will trick your mind into thinking that you did just eat pie!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 22.1g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 119.8
Oatmeal Orange Cookies (Diabetes Friendly)
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

These cookies are packed full of whole grains and fiber to fill you up and keep you satisfied. They're great for snacks and suitable for those with diabetes!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 112.5
Petite Pecan Tarts
Very Good 4.5/5
(42 ratings)

I love to increase the nutrition of baked goods by adding whole grains. That's the secret to these pecan tarts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 102.5
Silky Smooth White Icing
Very Good 4.2/5
(35 ratings)

Those who know me well will say that I am not a snob--except for when it comes to icing. I want the real stuff! To me cakes are ruined with fake whippy icings made with shortening.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.1g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 80.6
Spice Cookies
Very Good 4.0/5
(61 ratings)

Serve these holiday cookies with a cup of tea or lowfat vanilla ice cream.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 61.1
Mini Sweet Potato Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 151
Pumpkin Smoothie (Pumpkin Pie in a Glass)
Good 3.5/5
(41 ratings)

This pumpkin smoothie is a sweet and healthy treat perfect for cooler months.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 40.7g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 18g | Calories: 235.8
Whole-Grain Berry Muffins
Very Good 4.2/5
(65 ratings)

Raspberry, strawberry, blueberry, blackberry--choose any berry you want. You can't go wrong with these healthy, tasty muffins.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.2g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 136
Fruit Kabobs with Coconut Yogurt Dip
Very Good 4.4/5
(69 ratings)

Serve these fruit kebabs at your next party.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 40
Chocolate Fondue
Very Good 4.5/5
(100 ratings)

By choosing a darker chocolate and fat-free evaporated milk, we've cut the calories of this chocolate dip in half!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 88.8
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