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  • A Fruity Way to End the Meal

    A Fruity Way to End the Meal Ingredients 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, finely chopped 4 small navel oranges, peeled 8 ripe strawberries, hulled (other berries or cho...

  • Apple Coffee Cake

    Apple Coffee Cake Whether it’s a birthday party or a weekend family dinner, nothing makes an occasion more festive than a beautifully presented cake. And while most cake recipes are less than healthy,...

  • April Fool

    April Fool In food-speak, a “fool” is a quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream. Traditionalists make it with gooseberries, but strawberries and raspberries work fine. It’s...

  • Brownie Kisses

    Brownie Kisses Ingredients 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate 1 stick trans-fat-free margarine, softened 1 cup Splenda 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda ...

  • Carrot-Oatmeal Muffins

    Carrot-Oatmeal Muffins Ingredients 1 cup quick oats 2 cups unbleached flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 cup skim milk 1/4 cup ve...

  • Cherry Swirl Pudding

    Cherry Swirl Pudding Ingredients 2 cups fat-free plain yogurt 2 cups sweet black cherries, pitted 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 cup dried, unsweetened coconut Directions Increase the yogurt's d...

  • Cherry Vanilla Frappe

    Cherry Vanilla Frappe Ingredients 1 cup frozen, pitted sweet cherries 1 cup skim milk 1/2 cup light vanilla yogurt Directions Freezing fruit before blending lets you skip ice cubes. Put ingredients i...

  • Dark Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

    Dark Chocolate Chip Oat Bars You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy (gulp!) granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the h...

  • Gingered Rice Pudding

    Gingered Rice Pudding Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup brown rice 1-1/2 cups 1 percent milk 1 cup Splenda 1 cup crystallized ginger, finely chopped Directions Bring water and rice to a boil in a small ...

  • Individual Fruit Cup Dessert

    Individual Fruit Cup Dessert Your children can help you make this easy dessert that's colorful and good for them to eat. Have all of your supplies and ingredients ready before you begin. Be careful w...

  • Lemon Meringue Kisses

    Lemon Meringue Kisses Ingredients 2 egg whites 1/2 cup Splenda 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon lemon curd* Directions Beat egg whites until they begin to hold a soft peak. Gradually add Splenda and...

  • Lime-Mango Whip

    Lime-Mango Whip Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh mango flesh 1 tablespoon reduced-fat sour cream 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice Directions Put all ingredients in a blender or food processor and whip. Serves ...

  • Peach Berry Crisp

    Peach Berry Crisp Ingredients 4 peaches, peeled and sliced 1 cup blueberries 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 tablespoons walnuts, finely chopped 1/4 c...

  • Peach Melba Smoothie for Two

    Peach Melba Smoothie for Two Ingredients 1 cup sliced peaches, fresh, frozen, or canned (drained and rinsed) 1 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt 1 cup crushed ice 1 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberr...

  • Pumpkin-Cranberry Gift Loaves

    Pumpkin-Cranberry Gift Loaves Ingredients 1 29-ounce can pure pumpkin (about 1-3/4  cups) 1-1/4 cups sugar 3 egg substitutes 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons bak...

  • Quick Apple Crisp

    Quick Apple Crisp Ingredients 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup quick oats 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 pounds apples (about 6, medium-sized) 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon butter ...

  • Red, White, and Blue Berry Tarts

    Red, White, and Blue Berry Tarts Ingredients 2 whole graham crackers (4 squares) 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon powdered ...

  • Seedless Raspberry Sauce

    Seedless Raspberry Sauce This recipe takes out the fiber, but leaves a big, concentrated raspberry flavor. You can add it to a vinaigrette salad dressing or layer it with strawberry preserves and whi...

  • Strawberry Cheesecake

    Strawberry Cheesecake Ingredients 6 graham crackers (2-1/2-inch square) Cooking spray 2 8-ounce packages fat-free cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 pint s...

  • Strawberry Spread

    Strawberry Spread  We’re not talking about making preserves here, just a quick spread to refrigerate and use within a week. Stir it into vanilla yogurt—it’s better than fruit on the bottom. Ingredie...

  • Tasty Pumpkin Pie

    Tasty Pumpkin Pie Sugar-free crust 1/3 cup butter-flavored vegetable shortening 1 cup flour 3 tablespoons ice water Pumpkin filling 1 15-ounce can pumpkin 1/2 cup egg substitute 3/4 cup sugar 1 teasp...

  • Tiny Fruit Tarts

    Tiny Fruit Tarts Ingredients 1 large tart apple, such as Cortland or Granny Smith 1 tablespoon Splenda brown sugar blend 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 12 wonton wrappers Butter-flavor cooking spray Direction...