Mini Chocolate Cheesecake

For my choco­holics out there, I found anoth­er low calo­rie but rich tast­ing dessert from my new favorite Every­day Food Light Cook­book.  Each cheese­cake has only 147 calo­ries and 8 g of pro­tein.  If you like, you can use cot­tage cheese in place of  ricot­ta cheese.  I warn you now, you will not be able to stop at just one.   Ingre­di­ents: 2 cups non­fat ricot­ta...
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Skinny Valentine’s Chocolate Treats

What’s Valentine’s Day with­out choco­late?! Thank good­ness it’s also good for you.  This deli­cious treat is packed with flavonoids, which have been shown to reduce your risk for heart dis­ease.   But be aware, this does not apply to any olé’ choco­late.  Make sure you buy good qual­i­ty dark choco­late, which con­tains the most antiox­i­dants. Here some easy treats for you and...
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Chocolate Truffle Tart

This Choco­late Truf­fle Tart recipe is adapt­ed from Tes­sa Kiros’s book Falling Cloud­ber­ries.  It’s almost flour­less, very choco­laty, moist and deca­dent.  It’s so easy to whip up and is per­fect for when you have guests com­ing.  You’ll even have spare time to clean the house or apart­ment.  I guar­an­tee you they will love it and so will you. It’s a recipe you will...
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Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

This ice cream reminds me of Jacques Torres’s spicy hot choco­late in New York City except, it’s bet­ter.  It’s low­er in calo­ries than reg­u­lar ice cream and has a choco­laty, cin­na­mon-y fla­vor.  It sur­pris­es you with a slight spicy kick which comes from an unusu­al ingre­di­ent gen­er­al­ly not found in ice cream- the pasil­la chile. *This recipe requires an ice cream mak­er,...
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