Fruit Kabobs w/Creamy Dipping Sauce: Fruit Kabobs Fruit Kabobs
1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat or fat free cream cheese, softened
3 Tbsp. Stevia (sugar substitute)
1/2 cup organic plain yogurt
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup chopped raw unsalted nuts
1 teaspoon vanilla
Pecan halves, if desired
Sliced fresh seasonal fruit for dipping
Beat cream cheese and Stevia on medium speed of mixer until combined. Mix in yogurt, coconut, nuts and vanilla until well blended. Refrigerate, covered, 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Serve garnished with pecan halves, if desired. Serve with sliced fresh seasonal fruit.
Makes about 2 cups.
50% calorie reduction from traditional recipe.
Peanut Butter Balls
1 C. Adams Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
2/3 c. dry milk, soy milk, or almond milk
½ c. honey or agave nectar
2 Tbsp. water
3 c. slow cooked oatmeal
½. C. unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
Mix all together, form into ½ palm size ball, put in the fridge or my favoirtie..freeze them. Eat 2 balls for a great snack! These treats are great as a replacement for cookies. Delicious, but completely healthy! The kids and guests will keep on grabbing for more.
Fat: 2.5 g
Sugars: 5 g.
Protein: 5 g.
Mini Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
4 oz Fat Free Cream Cheese
4 oz Fat Free Greek Yogurt
15 Baked Mini Fillo Shells
15 Whole Strawberries (fresh or frozen work)
7 Packets no Calorie
½ tsp Vanilla
1 TBLS Balsamic Vinegar
Mix balsamic vinegar & 2 packets sweetener, pour over strawberries and stir until well mixed. Bring cream cheese and yogurt to room temperature. Beat together cream cheese, yogurt, vanilla & 5 packets sweetener until creamy. Fill Fillo shells ¾ full with cheese mixture. Put 1 strawberry in shell and gently push down until inserted into cheese mixture. Chill for 1 hour and ENJOY!
Makes 15 mini cheesecakes.
Freezes well. Make lots ahead of time and freeze. When you go to that party, simply take desired amount out of freezer, thaw, and people will beg for the recipe! Always keep a supply on hand in the freezer. When you get that urge for something sweet, grab 1 or 2 and you will satisfy that craving without eating a lot of calories or fat.
Nutritional Value is (based on 1 mini cheesecake)