Sweet-tooth with a Healthy Twist
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Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium coffee cake.
Orange rind and dried cranberries flavor a cake-style muffin that's easy to make and freezes well. Microwave at HIGH for 20 to 30 seconds to thaw. When fresh cranberries are available, use them to add a pleasant tartness.
While variations abound, a traditional cobbler is a baked, deep-dish fruit dessert that's topped with a biscuit sprinkled with sugar to give it a bit of crunch and color.
This homemade alternative to store-bought granola bars, is a good source of protein, fiber and healthy fats. Tasty and so simple to make! A quarter cup of raisins (not included here) also make a yummy addition!Submitted by COACH_NICOLE
Two secret ingredients keep this butter-less chocolate cake moist and nutritious.
This creamy dessert is low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium.
Instant coffee in the batter intensifies the chocolate flavor. Beating the sugar and eggs together gives the baked brownies a crackly surface.
Give canned pears gourmet appeal by gently simmering them with dried cranberries and spices. The result is so good people will think the recipe came from a celebrity chef.
Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research
Fat free, sugar free, but full of festive fall flavor!Submitted by NADALIA
This pie will knock your socks off! I make it without pie crusts to save LOTS of calories! Recipe makes two pies, eight slices each. A nice Christmas alternative to yet another pumpkin pie! Better texture than pumpkin, and you only need three sweet potatoes for two pies!Submitted by GLOBALJUJU
Anyone can whip up this deliciously moist fruit cake, it's so simple and with no eggs, butter or sugar. It doesn't even require a mixer to prepare. Just soak, mix and bake. You can drizzle it with a little brandy or sherry after cooking if you like.Submitted by DUTCHIEKIWI