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Margo's Healthier Desserts

(23 Recipes) Created by KOWGIRL21

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Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Try adding some fresh lemon juice to replace part of the water for the cake mix and some lemon zest too.

Submitted by PJSTIME

Carbs: 4.5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 19.8
Good 3.5/5
(2 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: May need to decrease the amount of oats a bit.

Submitted by CLARJES2

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 49.2
Citrus Cheesecake
Very Good 4.3/5
(197 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Add more of each citrus fruit juice and zest for more flavor. Sub 1/2 splenda for sugar. Make individual servings by using a muffin pan if desired.

Carbs: 26.3g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 177
Lightened-Up Apple Crisp
Very Good 4.3/5
(639 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Use whole wheat flour for the topping and add more spices such as nutmeg, cloves and allspice. Also, leave the peel on the apples. Can serve over lowfat cottage cheese for protein addition.

Submitted by JLCROMP

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 127.4
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake
Very Good 4.6/5
(472 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Use one layer of crumbs & sub flavors of pudding such as cheesecake, chocolate, lemon. Try subing cottage cheese for cream cheese, add fruit in the mix. Also make in muffin pan using liners with one Nilla Wafer in the bottom instead of the graham crackers. Top with fresh fruit, canned pineapple.

Submitted by HOCKIMAMA

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 80.1
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(405 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Use 1/2 whole wheat flour. Try subbing pineapple. Make some in muffin pans.

Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: Add a splash of vanilla extract.

Submitted by RENA1965

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 180.4
Five Minute Chocolate Mug Cake
Good 3.5/5
(136 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Add 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1/8 tsp soda, and a pinch of salt. Then add a few choc, peanut butter, or butterscotch chips.

Submitted by SPITFIRE12

Carbs: 42.4g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 197.8
Very Good 4.3/5
(6 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Looks like a good recipe to try.

Submitted by JEN7162000

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 59.9
Self-Crust Pumpkin Pie
Very Good 4.7/5
(158 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Sub egg plus one white for egg substitute if desired. Add pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice.

Submitted by JESSICAB1221

Carbs: 28.4g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 133.2
Quick Sugar Cookies
(no ratings)

I love this recipe because it is so easy to prepare. I think it goes together even faster than most cookie mixes. If desired, this recipe can easily be doubled.

Submitted by BUDGETMOM

Carbs: 9.5g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 65.8
Lemon Bars
Good 3.9/5
(17 ratings)

Submitted by ADDILA

Carbs: 8.7g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 66.9
Coach Nicole's Chewy Oat & Nut Granola Bars
Very Good 4.2/5
(237 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Add sunflower seeds & choc chips, cut up the almonds, walnuts, etc. Sub lowfat milk + vanilla.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 39.6g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 220.4
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

I created this recipe as a birthday cake for my daughter's first birthday using all organic ingredients, something healthy but still a treat! Yum! Make with my Cream Cheese Frosting.

Submitted by MAMAAIDAN

Carbs: 28.2g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 167.9
Best Ever Carrot Cake
Very Good 4.7/5
(7 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Can sub applesauce for oil and add nuts and coconut if desired.

Submitted by ARIANA_411

Carbs: 25.4g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 154.8
Good 3.9/5
(25 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Sub half whole wheat flour and use half spenda if desired.

Submitted by JEWELSRICH

Carbs: 18.9g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 135.9
Leprachaun Pie
Very Good 4.3/5
(262 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Can add marshmellow and chopped nuts too. Mix pineapple juice with the pudding mix first, then add other ingredients.


Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 135.2
Very Good 4.2/5
(24 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Poke the top of the loaf with a toothpick before glazing. Also good with subbing oranges and adding craisins.

Submitted by LSAUVE

Carbs: 59.3g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 282.1
Apple Pockets
Very Good 4.3/5
(27 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Use cresont dough to replace the biscuits

Submitted by KDA1981

Carbs: 19.6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 85.1
Very Good 4.3/5
(32 ratings)

Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research

Carbs: 36.4g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 179.7
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