Do you love cheesecake but don’t like the calories associated with it? Try these mini strawberry cheesecake bites that are made out of non-fat Greek yogurt and low-fat cream cheese for a healthier alternative that will still satisfy. Kids will love these too!
Do you ever crave pumpkin pie out of season, but don’t want to worry about the added calories? Try this easy and healthy recipe to give you that quick fix! This simple is high in protein and fiber, and it can be eaten as a dessert or breakfast if you choose. Canned pumpkin is always available at the store; it is a great source of potassium, iron, and vitamin A. For extra flavor, if you have time, toast the walnuts before topping … you won’t regret it! Make sure to look for canned pumpkin that only has pumpkin as an ingredient to avoid any added sugars.
Before the advent of food coloring, the well-known “superfood” beets were added to provide the distinctive vibrant color to red velvet cupcakes. This lighter version is as equally as moist and delicious.
Using cocoa powder in baking is nothing new, but olive oil? Believe it or not, this cake is very good! The use of yogurt keeps it moist. Sprinkle with powdered sugar instead of a super-sweet icing, and serve with berries for an antioxidant-loaded dessert!
This is a great edible craft to do with kids of all ages! It makes a beautiful appetizer or centerpiece for your holiday table and, because your children can help you make it, they will be more likely to eat it!