Thursday, December 23, 2010

Healthier Treat Recipe for Holidays

Sometimes finding a treat recipe can be hard, it is nice to be able to have something in moderation sometimes! I saw this one and wanted to share it with you if your looking for something to make over the holidays that is different! Let me know if you make it and what you think.

Sweetheart Surprise Cheese Tart

Canola oil cooking spray

12 sheets low-fat graham crackers, crushed

1/2 cup Grape-Nuts cereal

1 Tbsp. Canola oil

2 Tbsp. orange juice

2-1/2 cups low-fat ricotta cheese

1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1/ Tbsp. lemon juice

2 tsp. vanilla

1/3 cup chocolate chips

2 cups sliced strawberries

2 Tbsp. granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Lightly coat a 10-inch spring-form pan with cooking spray.

In a food processor, blend crushed graham crackers, Grape-Nuts, canola oil and orange juice. Press mixture into the prepared spring-form pan.

In a small bowl, blend together ricotta cheese, yogurt, 1/3 cup sugar, lemon juice and vanilla. Spoon onto graham cracker crust.

Bake 35 minutes, remove and immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips. Cool to room temperature. Top with sliced strawberries and sugar. Refrigerate until well chilled and serve. Makes 10 servings.

Nutritional Information: (per serving)

Calories: 247Protein: 12 gFiber: n/aCarbs: 37 gFat Total: 6 gSaturated Fat: 2 g

 This is a great recipe, I wanted to share it with you from my Team Beachbody Site, I hope you enjoy.

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