Tracy'sSecret Healthy Cookie Recipe For example, you can remove sugary icing only to replace it with fresh fruits, which are less on calories. So, that certainly makes your dessert healthier. Whole milk is also an important ingredient of desserts, which certainly adds more calories to them. But, you can use skimmed milk that at low on fat content, or can also go with non-dairy milks that are low on fat, such as rice milk or soy milk. You'll need two 20cm (8 inch) round cake tins, a couple of mixing bowls and a heatproof bowl for melting the chocolate. Pre-heat the oven to 170째C or gas mark 3. Grease and line the cake tins with baking paper. To make chocolate ganache, you need 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, ? cup heavy cream, 3 tbsp butter and 3 tbsp brandy (optional). Melt the first 3 ingredients and mix them all together. Pour in the brandy if using. Allow mixture to cool before spreading generously over your cupcakes. Lemon cheese frosting will give a distinct taste to your cupcakes. For this, sift 30g softened butter, 80g softened cream cheese, 1? cup confectioner's sugar and 1 tsp grated lemon rind. Mix the ingredients and beat them till they are creamy, then spread them on the cupcakes. Use either a frosting/pastry spatula or pastry bag to evenly spread either type of frosting over the cupcakes. Recipe is adapted from our previously posted Magic Custard Cake. A few notes on making the cake: the vinegar helps stabilize the egg whites after they've whipped to stiff peaks. If you have a copper bowl to whip them in, you can skip the vinegar. Chickpeas. Curry. Mayo. Celery. Lemon. Cilantro. If you know my tastebuds at all, you can see how much this Curried Chickpea Salad from The cooking Adventures of Chef Paz would appeal to me. There is only the tiniest bit of mayonnaise, but I'm guessing it makes a lot of difference. (This would be all phases for the South Beach Diet, but for phase one portion size on dried beans is limited to 1/3 - 1/2 cup, so I'd probably eat it for phase 2 or 3.) Here is an easy recipe for chocolate cookies. Notice the simple switch-outs that make this cookie different from your average Pilsbury kind. One example is Broccoli Frittata. For this, you will need 3 beaten eggs, 2 cups sour cream, 2 slices whole grain bread processed into crumbs, half a cup of Parmesan cheese, ? teaspoon nutmeg, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2/3 cup chopped onion, and 3 (10 ounces) packages chopped broccoli. However, Orthodox Jews and others wishing to only serve Kosher for Passover, Gluten-Free Shemura (supervised grains, watched from time of harvest to be sure no fermentation occurs) matzo, will need to buy GF matzo made in that manner instead.
It's also a great idea to cut back on the ingredients that are high in calories to make your desserts a lot healthier. For example, if you have a recipe that calls for ? cup of chopped pecans, cut that back to 1/3 cup. It won't hurt the recipe and you'll shave off a lot of calories without affecting the taste. Another example for a low glycemic index recipe is the Peppered Swordfish. Linda'sFantastic Healthy Cookie Recipes