Reduced Fat Desserts

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Mmmm. Fiber Filled Key Lime Pie

by on December 22, 2010 · 5 comments

Key Lime Pie

Mmmm. Fiber Filled Key Lime Pie


Published on December 22, 2010
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Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake from Cooking Light

Today’s dessert is Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake from the most recent issue of Cooking Light. What’s special about this one is it’s a lightened up version of a classic make-ahead dessert that every chocolate lover will appreciate – -and this time of year that’s a real plus, because hosts have enough other aspects of …


Published on December 3, 2008
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Jacques Torres Cookies “Lite”

by on June 19, 2008 · 7 comments

I’m working on a cool new brownie recipe this morning, but for now, here’s an interesting article sent to me by my friend Shirley. The Recipe Doctor lightens one of our favorite chocolate chip cookies! Chipping Away at Calories


Published on June 19, 2008
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Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

by on March 4, 2008 · 11 comments

chocolate cheesecake square

Today’s turning out okay. I love not being sick, and to celebrate, I went grocery shopping, cleaned the house, and washed the linens in the guest room. My mom’s coming for a visit tomorrow and Todd and I are going to a concert. We don’t get out a lot these days, so it’s a big […]


Published on March 4, 2008
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Raspberry Streusel Bars

by on February 9, 2008 · 6 comments

Raspberry Bars

Back in the early eighties, before I developed the freakish encyclopedic knowledge of calories I have today, I was forced to rely on recipes with built-in nutrition counts. This was the very early eighties and recipes with calorie counts were hard to come by. The best source at the time was Jeanne Jones, whose book […]


Published on February 9, 2008
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Cooking Light Tiramisu

by on February 6, 2008 · 8 comments


I’m not sure where I first tried tiramisu, but I suspect it was at some place like Macaroni Grill. There’ve been so many tiramisus at so many places since then, it’s all a big blur. And frankly, I’ve had enough bad tiramisu that I’m leery about ordering it out anymore. I’d much rather make it […]


Published on February 6, 2008
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Low Fat Chocolate Fudge Cake Cookies

by on January 17, 2008 · 5 comments

fudge cookies

The original version of this recipe was developed by the California Dried Plum Board. I would link you to it, but I can’t find it on-line…..not even on the California Dried Plum Board web site. I’ll keep looking. This version is a one-bowl, half-batch recipe with an easy to make microwave filling. The ingredient list […]


Published on January 17, 2008
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Reduced Fat Key Lime Tart

by on August 30, 2007 · 4 comments

I’ve been trying to eat less fat this week, and thanks to Cooking Light, it hasn’t been that bad. The mocha brownies were terrific – definitely something I’d put on the rotation. That is, if I had a rotation. Today I decided to revisit Greg Patent’s/CL’s lemon butter crunch bar recipe. This time, I used […]


Published on August 30, 2007