Mascarpone is a soft, creamy cheese with a distinct, rich flavor. This recipe combines it with cottage cheese to cut down on fat, and the cheese mixture enhances the tartness of the Granny Smith apples while still bringing the dessert together with its smooth texture.
Ingredients: Butter, Granny Smith apples, brown sugar, lime juice, ground ginger, cottage cheese, mascarpone, sugar, vanilla extract
This delish dessert is super easy to make. Just saute apples and butter in a skillet over medium heat, along with cinnamon and lemon juice. Add rum and golden raisins. Cool, and serve over vanilla ice cream or yogurt, or even on pancakes!
Ingredients: rum, golden raisins, butter, Cortland or McIntosh apples, cinnamon, lemon juice, vanilla ice cream or yogurt
Stir-fry with apples? Yes, please. This tasty dish combines healthy ingredients like apples and chicken with curry powder and sesame seeds for a simple and hearty meal. Tip: Use brown rice and low-sodium soy sauce for an even healthier dish.
This tangy, fat-free beverage is ready in just 20 minutes. Cinnamon gives this hot drink a fragrant flavor and has the added health benefits of preventing blood clotting and controlling blood sugar. Enjoy as a delicious spirit for a winter party or omit the alcohol and enjoy in the afternoon with the kids.
Whip up this versatile version with Winesap, Northern Spy, Golden Delicious, or Braeburn apples. Or use a combination of a few of your favorites to give a better texture to your filling. The result? A slice that's 155 calories lighter than traditional pies!
Spices are a diet-friendly way to enhance flavor without adding calories or fat, and they can even benefit your health. The vegetable oil and low-fat buttermilk in this recipe cut out loads of buttery fat from traditional versions.
Yes, you can eat pie à la mode eve when on a diet! This slice has only 4 grams of fat15 less than some traditional recipesand still boasts a tender, flaky crust. A mix of Gala and Granny Smith apples guarantees a perfect filling.
Ingredients: Flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, unsalted butter, reduced-fat cream cheese, water, lemons, Gala and Granny Smith apples, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, egg, low-fat vanilla ice cream
This tasty treat will be a family favorite. Fat-free buttermilk makes a perfect substitution for normal butter-laden pies, and tart Granny Smith apples pack plenty of flavor. The blend of the the buttery streusel and the calorie-conscious filling leaves your sweet tooth satisfied and your healthy diet intact. Plus, this recipe calls for a refrigerated pie crustperfect for beginner bakers.