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Chocolate Lava Cupcake Tower

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Enjoy this impressive tower at your next birthday celebration. Tip: If you use paper cups in the muffin pan, remove them from cupcakes before assembling the tower. Makes 12 cupcakes; Serving size: 1 cupcake preheat oven to 350 F (180 C) 12 cup muffin pan, lightly greased or lined with paper cups   1 cup all-purpose […]

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Banoffee Pie

None of us can get enough of this pie! The best thing about it is that not one of it tastes healthy; in fact, it tastes the total opposite – rich, creamy, sweet and decadent, which is especially lovely, As all the ingredients are so nourishing. Serves 2 For the first layer: scant 3/4 cup pecans (about 2-1/2 ounces) 2/3 […]

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Baked Bananas

This healthy dessert is sure to be a favorite. Make in bulk and use to spread on pancakes or waffles. Serves 4 4 small bananas 1/2 teaspoon orange zest 1/4 cup fruit puree 1/2 tablespoon raw honey 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil 1 tablespoon cacao nibs Preheat […]

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Whipped Cream

This is a great clean version of whipped topped. With only 3 delicious ingredients whipped together for a delightfully light and sweet treat, this is a simple and delicious topping for any of your favorite desserts. Serves 8 (1/4-cup servings) 2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk 1-1/2 tablespoons raw honey 1-1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract Combine all ingredients in a mixing […]

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Crumble in a Flash

What could be more comforting than a homemade crumble? This version using sunflower seeds and sesame seeds is much healthier for you then traditional recipes. Serves 4 2 (8-oz.) cans pineapple, drained and lightly crushed 1 dessert pear, diced 1 dessert apple (Pippin, Granny Smith), diced 1 cup unsweetened muesli or granola 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds 2 teaspoons sesame seeds […]

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Creamy Fruit Dip

Servings: 16 (2 tablespoons dip with 1/2 cup fruit each) II Start to finish: 15 minutes 1 cup canned mandarin orange segments; cubed fresh pineapple; sliced, peeled fresh peaches; or fresh strawberries 8-ounce carton light sour cream 8-ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon orange zest 8 cups assorted fresh fruit dippers, such as strawberries, cut […]

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Bumbleberry Oat Crisp

Bumbleberry is a favourite fruit filling that is a mixture of several berries and may also include apple or rhubarb, if you wish. Makes 6 servings 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 4 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1 bag (20 oz/600 g) assorted frozen berries 1/2 cup large flake rolled oats 1/3 cup oat bran 3 tablespoons whole wheat […]

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Pumpkin Spice Custard

Reminiscent of pumpkin pie, this simple dessert is made using canned or homemade pumpkin puree, or another pureed squash, such as butternut. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C) Needs six 6-oz (175 ml) ramekin or custard cups, sprayed with vegetable oil cooking spray and, 13- by 9-inch (33 by 23 cm) metal baking pan Makes 6 servings 2 large […]

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Strawberry Mousse Pie

Makes 8 servings 1 package (1/3 ounce/10 g) no-sugar-added strawberry-flavored gelatin 2/3 cup boiling water Ice cubes 1/2 cup cold water 2 cups lower-fat non-dairy whipped topping, divided 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 cup sliced strawberries, divided Graham water crust: (see below) Pour gelatin into a medium bowl and stir in boiling water. Stir for 2 minutes, until all of […]

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Mini Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecakes

This muffin-tin mini cheesecake recipe is an adorable, healthy dessert that’s the perfect cute size. If making 2 dozen seems like overkill, the recipe can easily be cut in half. If you avoid gluten, use gluten-free graham crackers to make the crust. 24 servings II Active Time: 35 minutes II Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes (including 3 hours chilling & cooling […]

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No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake

This no-bake cherry cheesecake is an easy summertime treat. This no-bake cheesecake recipe has omega-3-rich walnuts in the graham cracker crust and uses nonfat Greek yogurt and reduced-fat cream cheese in the filling to keep saturated fat in check. If you want a bright red topping, use sour cherries. Sweet cherries give it a more purple hue. To make gluten-free […]

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Pumpkin Parfait

“In this recipe, pumpkin puree is combined with a package of vanilla pudding mix, skim milk, evaporated skim milk and pumpkin pie spice. Serve this sugar and fat free dessert chilled in clear stemware.” Servings: 6 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 (1 ounce) package instant sugar-free vanilla pudding mix 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 cup evaporated skim milk 1 […]