Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Strawberry Mousse

August 6, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Strawberry Mousse. This Delicious and Healthy Mousse is made using Strawberry Sugar Free Gelatin, Water, Fresh Strawberries, Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, Almond Extract, and Reduced Fat Whipped Topping. A perfect Summer Treat! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Strawberry Mousse
This perfectly portioned mousse is the ideal way to close out a lazy summer evening. It’s light on carbs, with only 8 grams per serving, but jam-packed with strawberry flavor!

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Ingredients
1 package (4-serving size) strawberry sugar-free gelatin
1/2 cup boiling water
2 cups fresh sliced strawberries, divided
1/2 cup reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 cup cold water
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping, plus additional for garnish (optional)

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1. Place gelatin in small bowl. Pour boiling water over gelatin and stir until completely dissolved. Pour gelatin mixture into blender; add 1 cup sliced strawberries, cream cheese, cold water and almond extract. Blend 1 minute or until completely smooth.

2. Pour mixture into medium bowl. Thoroughly whisk whipped topping into mixture (make sure gelatin mix does not settle to bottom).

3. Pour mousse into 6 serving cups. Refrigerate at least 2 hours, or until mousse sets. Top mousse with remaining sliced strawberries and dollop of whipped topping, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 89 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 10 mg, Sodium: 138 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – GOLDEN PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

July 30, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – GOLDEN PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES. To make these Cookies you’ll be needing Whole Wheat Pastry Flour, Flour, Equal Sweetener, Baking Soda, Baking Powder, Butter, Light Brown Sugar, Egg Substitute, Pure Maple Syrup, and Vanilla Extract. The Cookies are 77 calories and 9 carbs per cookie. You can find this recipe at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Care Tips, Diabetes News and much more so be sure to check it out! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

GOLDEN PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
Ingredients

1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
3/4 cup oat flour
Sugar substitute equal to 1/4 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
2/3 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup fat-free egg substitute
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 – Combine the flours, sugar substitute, baking soda, and baking powder in a bowl and stir to mix well. Set aside.
3 – Combine the peanut butter, margarine, and brown sugar in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer to mix well. Beat in the egg substitute, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Add the flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture and beat to mix well.
4 – Shape level teaspoonfuls of the dough into balls and arrange 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten each cookie to 1/4 -inch thickness by crisscrossing with the tines of a fork. Dip the tines of the fork lightly in sugar between each cookie if desired.
5 – Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the bottoms of the cookies are golden brown. Remove the cookies and let sit for 2 minutes. Transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 40 cookies“Serving size: 1 cookie

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 77
Fat: 4 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.7 grams
Fiber: 0.9 grams
Sodium: 82 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Strawberries with Honeyed Yogurt Sauce

July 23, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Strawberries with Honeyed Yogurt Sauce. One refreshing and easy made Dessert for this week’s recipe of Strawberries with Honeyed Yogurt Sauce. Easy made with just 5 ingredients needed; Plain Low Fat Yogurt, Orange Juice, Honey, Ground Cinnamon, and Fresh Strawberries. Plus its only 88 calories and 12 net carbs per serving! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Strawberries with Honeyed Yogurt Sauce
Looking for an easy but elegant dessert for your next garden party? Look no further than this simple dish. A sweet seasonal selection, it features a light sauce of yogurt, honey, cinnamon and a hint of orange over a delicate bed of fresh strawberries.

Ingredients
1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 to 2 teaspoons honey
Ground cinnamon
1 quart fresh strawberries, stems removed

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: about 1/4 cup dip with about 7 strawberries (1 cup)

1 – Combine yogurt, juice, honey, and cinnamon to taste in small bowl; mix well. Serve sauce over strawberries.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 88 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 4 mg, Sodium: 41 mg, Fiber: 4 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate Orange Bread Pudding

July 16, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Chocolate Orange Bread Pudding. The Dessert is made using Sugar, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Fat Free Skim Milk, Eggs, Grated Orange Peel, Vanilla, Ground Cinnamon, Cubed French Baguette, Sugar-Free Chocolate Ice Cream Topping, and Maraschino Cherries. Bread Pudding taken to a new flavor level! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate Orange Bread Pudding
Cocoa and citrus make for a delightful combination in this low-fat pudding.

Ingredients
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups fat-free (skim) milk
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 to 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 ounces (4 cups) cubed French baguette
1/4 cup sugar-free chocolate ice cream topping
8 maraschino cherries with stems (optional)

Directions
Yield:
8 servings

Serving size:
3/4 cup

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine sugar and cocoa in medium bowl; stir in milk, eggs, orange peel, vanilla, and cinnamon until well blended.

2 – Place bread cubes in ungreased 8-inch square baking dish. Pour milk mixture evenly over bread cubes.

3 – Bake about 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 5 to 10 minutes.

4 – Spoon warm pudding into dessert dishes. Drizzle with ice cream topping and garnish with a cherry.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 131 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 80 mg, Sodium: 131 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake Kabobs with Strawberry Sauce

July 9, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake Kabobs with Strawberry Sauce. This incredible and Diabetic Friendly Dessert is made using Angel Food Cake Mix, Chocolate Chips, Strawberries, and Strawberry Sauce (recipe included). The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake Kabobs with Strawberry Sauce
This delicate and colorful strawberry dessert is a fun twist on conventional kabobs. Perfect for your next garden party!

Ingredients
Kabobs:
1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
24 small fresh strawberries
Strawberry Sauce (recipe follows)
Strawberry Sauce:
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 skewer with 2 tablespoons sauce

Kabobs:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare cake mix according to package directions; stir chocolate chips into batter. Gently spoon batter into 3 (8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch) loaf pans.

2 – Bake 28 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pans on wire racks. Remove from pans; wrap and freeze 2 cakes for another use. Cut third cake into 6 slices; gently tear or cut each slice into 4 pieces.

3 – Alternate 3 cake pieces and 3 strawberries on each of 8 wooden skewers. Serve with Strawberry Sauce.

Strawberry Sauce:
1 – Combine strawberries, sugar and lemon juice in small saucepan. Whisk water and cornstarch in small bowl until smooth and well blended; stir into strawberry mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 1 minute or until thickened, stirring constantly. Purée mixture using hand-held immersion blender or transfer mixture to food processor or blender; process until smooth.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 130 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 140 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Mixed Fruit Smoothie

July 2, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Mixed Fruit Smoothie. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Banana, Frozen Strawberries, Nonfat Dry Milk Powder, Apple Juice, Honey, and Crushed Ice. Cool down with a Smoothie! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Mixed Fruit Smoothie
If you’re looking for a frosty treat to cool you down during these dog days of summer, you need look no further than this quick and easy Mixed Fruit Smoothie.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes

1/2 medium banana
1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries (unsweetened)
1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
1/4 cup apple juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 cup crushed ice

Directions
Yield: 1 serving
Serving size: 1 recipe

1 – Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend on high until smooth.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 233 calories, Carbohydrates: 53 g, Protein: 7 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 98 mg, Fiber: 3 g, Calcium: 230 mg
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Lemon Cheesecake Bars

June 25, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Lemon Cheesecake Bars. To make this week’s dish you’ll need Fat Free Cream Cheese, Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, Sugar, Vanilla, Lemon Juice, Lemon Peel, Egg Substitute, Fat Free Sour Cream, Sugar Substitute, and Raspberries. This will make one refreshing and light Dessert! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Lemon Cheesecake Bars
These elegant cheesecake bars are the perfect way to end any springtime meal. Topped with fresh berries, these seasonal sweet treats provide all the yumminess of cheesecake without being too heavy or dense.

Ingredients
4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened
2 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons lemon peel, divided
1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
1 container (8 ounces) fat-free sour cream
5 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 10 teaspoons sugar, divided
2 cups raspberries or other berries

Directions
Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: 1 slice cheesecake with topping (1/12 of total recipe)

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer at high speed until smooth. Add lemon juice, 1 teaspoon lemon peel, and egg substitute; beat until well blended. Pour into prepared pan.

3 – Bake 40 minutes or until firm to touch. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

4 – Combine sour cream and 3 packets sugar substitute in medium bowl; whisk until smooth. Spoon sour cream mixture over cooled cheesecake, smoothing evenly over top; refrigerate overnight.

5 – Toss raspberries with remaining 2 packets sugar substitute 30 minutes before serving; let stand at room temperature. Just before serving, toss berries with remaining 1 teaspoon lemon peel. Spoon berry mixture on top of cheesecake.

Nutrition Information:
Exchanges per serving: 1 Bread/Starch, 1 Fat, 1/2 Meat.
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart

June 18, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart. This dish is made using Corn Flakes, Flaked Coconut, Egg Whites, Pineapple Chunks, Cornstarch, Sugar Substitute, Coconut Extract, Mango, and Banana. One refreshing Dessert! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart
Nothing says paradise quite like a heavenly blend of tropical fruits. Combining pineapple, mango, banana and coconut, this divine dessert is sure to transport you to the islands without leaving your backyard.

Ingredients
1 cup cornflakes, crushed
1 can (3 1/2 ounces) sweetened flaked coconut
2 egg whites
1 can (15 1/4 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 4 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon coconut extract (optional)
1 mango, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
1 medium banana, thinly sliced

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 wedge

1 – Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2 – Combine cornflakes, coconut, and egg whites in medium bowl; toss gently until blended. Place mixture in prepared pan; press firmly to cover bottom and 1/2 inch up side of pan. Bake 8 minutes or until edge begins to brown. Cool completely on wire rack.

3 – Drain pineapple, reserving juice in small saucepan. Stir pineapple juice into cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool completely. Stir in sugar substitute and coconut extract, if desired.

4 – Combine pineapple, mango slices, and banana slices in medium bowl. Spoon over baked crust; drizzle with pineapple juice mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours. Cut into 8 wedges.

Note: The crust can be made 24 hours in advance, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 139 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 59 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Yogurt Lime Tartlets

June 11, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Yogurt Lime Tartlets. This week’s recipe is made using Refrigerated Pie Crust, Nonfat Greek Yogurt, Honey, Egg, Lime, and Lime Peel. There’s 97 calories and 11 net carbs per serving! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Yogurt Lime Tartlets
Craving a bit of dessert? These lightly sweetened, low-carb tartlets make the perfect spring treat! They require just six common ingredients that may be in your kitchen right now and contain only 12 grams of carbohydrate in each delectable serving.
Ingredients
1 refrigerated pie crust (half of 15-ounce package)
1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
1 egg, lightly beaten
Grated peel and juice of 1 lime
Additional grated lime peel (optional)

Directions
Yield: 14 tartlets
Serving size: 1 tartlet

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Unroll pie dough onto cutting board. Unroll pie crust on work surface. Cut out circles with 3-inch round cookie cutter. Re-roll scraps of dough to cut out total of 14 circles. Press dough into bottoms and up sides of prepared muffin cups.

2 – Stir yogurt, honey, egg, lime peel, and lime juice in medium bowl until well blended. Spoon 1 tablespoon mixture into each muffin cup.

3 – Bake 18 minutes or until set and crust is golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack; cool completely. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with additional lime peel.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 97 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 13 mg, Sodium: 78 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Cherry Bowl Cheesecakes

June 4, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Cherry Bowl Cheesecakes. To make this recipe you’ll be needing Fat Free Cream Cheese, Reduced Fat Free Cream Cheese, Skim Milk, Sugar Substitute, Almond Extract, Fat Free Vanilla Wafers, and Light Cherry Pie Filling. We got another good one this week! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Cherry Bowl Cheesecakes
Nothing says warm weather like the sweet taste of cherries. If you agree, you’ll love our individually portioned, no-bake cherry cheesecakes — these delightful desserts are the perfect indulgence for a special occasion!

Ingredients
1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons fat-free (skim) milk
4 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 8 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
40 reduced-fat vanilla wafers
1 can (16 ounces) light cherry pie filling

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 cheesecake

1 – Beat cream cheese, milk, sugar substitute, and almond extract in medium bowl with electric mixer at high speed until well blended.

2 – Place one vanilla wafer on bottom of 4-ounce ramekin.* Arrange four additional vanilla wafers around side of ramekin. Repeat with remaining wafers. Fill each ramekin with 1/4 cup cream cheese mixture; top each with 1/4 cup cherry pie filling. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

*Note: If ramekins are not available, you may substitute with custard dishes or line 8 muffin cups with foil liners and fill according to above directions.

1 – Cheesecake Parfaits: Crush 32 wafers. Prepare cream cheese mixture as directed above. Layer half of crushed wafers, half of cream cheese mixture, and half of pie filling in 8 small dessert glasses. Repeat layers. Garnish with remaining wafers and fat-free whipped topping, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 214 calories, Carbohydrates: 29 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 16 mg, Sodium: 387 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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