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Desserts and Delights:  The Light Way

Desserts and Delights: The Light Way

(65 Recipes) Created by PINK-SOLDIER

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Very Good 4.4/5
(16 ratings)

This deceptively rich dessert offers a refreshing minty contrast to a grilled dinner.

Carbs: 33.3g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 195.4
Frozen Berries and Cream
Very Good 4.5/5
(35 ratings)

This is better than ice cream!! Great for those days you realize after dinner you're way under your protein limit. A treat that's good for you!

Submitted by ILIKEJUICE

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 11.5g | Calories: 159.6
Iced Coffee (Unchained Recipe Contest)
Very Good 4.4/5
(79 ratings)

Faster, cheaper and just as rich and delicious but so much more healthy than the restaurant versions. Try substituting the unsweetened chocolate Almond Breeze almond milk for a chocolately treat.

Submitted by MRSDUDLEY

Carbs: 10.5g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 58.4
Burnt Caramel Ice Cream
Incredible! 5.0/5
(6 ratings)

Bold and intense, this is a pretty easy ice cream to make. No ice cream maker needed!

Submitted by TRICIAR98

Carbs: 20.1g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 202.1
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Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

A cool summer treat.

Submitted by GRAPEFRUITMOON

Carbs: 46g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 233
Very Good 4.6/5
(12 ratings)

This cold treat has a delicious vanilla flavor without all the sweet!

Submitted by BRITTLE93

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 64
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Very Good 4.1/5
(386 ratings)

Not too sweet but not too healthy, these delightful muffins are equally delicious for breakfast or dessert.

Submitted by FIREFLY75

Carbs: 16.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 91.7
Personal Blueberry-Peach Cobblers by SP_Stepf
Very Good 4.5/5
(22 ratings)

Replace the traditional biscuit topping with whole wheat fillo dough for a quick and light dessert.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 163.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

These muffins are a wonderful treat that my kids LOVE!! I have redone the recipe to make it lower in calories and fat at only approximately 3 grams of fat each muffin!!

Submitted by SEWINGMEG

Carbs: 25.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 144.5
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
Chocolate Cake with Pumpkin
Very Good 4.5/5
(61 ratings)

This simple, rich recipe has only two ingredients!

Submitted by JENNYSTRONG

Carbs: 39.4g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 194.2
Mini Cheesecakes
Very Good 4.5/5
(791 ratings)

Who can resist thick, creamy decadent cheesecake? Try this low-fat version in the single serving size.

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 6g | Calories: 120.6
Cranberry-Orange Creme Brulee
Very Good 4.5/5
(27 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
Easy Homemade 'Nutella' (Chocolate Nut Butter)
Very Good 4.5/5
(68 ratings)

A friend issued a challenge to cure a Nutella addiction. This recipe was just the ticket! No hydrogenated oils, fewer calories, less fat--and more fiber and protein!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 101.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Submitted by ARVILLA2

Carbs: 18.6g | Fat: 8.4g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 161
High Fiber Brownies
Good 3.2/5
(117 ratings)

These brownies have a few secret ingredients that boost the nutrition, while the dark cocoa powder and mini chocolate chips keep the rich flavor that you crave in a brownie.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 32.7g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 9.2g | Protein: 6.1g | Calories: 146.3
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
(no ratings)

These have way more calories then I thought they would. I should of done the Calculation before I ate two...

Submitted by GREENPEEPS1

Carbs: 50.6g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 262.6
Lemon Berry Tartlets
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

The trend of mini desserts is a healthy eater's salvation. When sweets are pre-portioned, it's harder to cheat. You can't say, "Well, I'll just have a small sliver" or "I'll just even out this side of the cake..."
These Lemon-Berry Tartlets scream summertime to me. I imagine eating them on a patio after a luncheon with my girlfriends while sipping iced mint tea and feeling the warm breeze. They're just so refreshingly clean on the tongue.
Lemon and raspberries pair well. Each has a sourness with hints of sweetness and an acidity. You could use blueberries or strawberries, but I just love this combination.
Phyllo dough is a secret weapon for the healthy baker--it even comes in whole wheat varieties. The paper-thin layers of dough are often painted in butter for pastries like baklava, but they'll serve as a low-calorie pie crust with minimal added fat. The dough itself is basically just flour and water.
The "curd" filling is basically a lemon pudding. You can serve it on scones or muffins, as a topping for ice cream or sorbet, or as a pie filling, as you see here.

Carbs: 9.6g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 57.6
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