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CLARK971 SparkPoints: (29,686)
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8/19/13 7:28 P

I really like HEALTHYJ29's suggestions.

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8/19/13 4:08 A

Could you just make a normal dessert since it is for a group who may not be watching what they eat and then for yourself have a small piece? If you pair lets say a piece of pie that is small with some fruit or a chocolate chip cookie and fruit?
For a healthier choice I once took pound cake or angel food cake which is lower in calories spread with cool whip and topped with strawberries which people seemed to like

SUNSHINE6442 Posts: 2,320
8/18/13 4:37 P

Yes for sure .... Angel food cake.....also pumpkin pie is can just skip the crust to save on calories.

15 baked miniature phyllo tart shells (one 2.1-ounce box)
1, 6 - 8 ounce carton Fage 0% plain Yogurt
2/3 cup fresh blueberries, raspberries, and/or cut-up strawberries
Fill phyllo tart shells with yogurt. Top with blueberries, raspberries, and/or cut-up strawberries. Serve at once or cover and chill up to 3 hours before serving. Makes 15 miniature tarts.

SNOOPY1960 Posts: 1,687
8/18/13 1:06 P

The best fruit Trifle !!! Zero fat !!! and no need to tell anyone about the fat free cool whip either !!


2 cups blueberries
1 angel food cake, cut into chunks
2 cups sliced strawberries
2 cups sliced and peeled peaches
1 (6 ounce) container fresh raspberries
2 (16 ounce) tubs fat free Cool Whip, thawed

In a deep, clear glass bowl or trifle bowl, spread a layer of angel food cake chunks.

Place some chopped strawberries on top of cake layer.

Sprinkle a layer of blueberries on top of the strawberries

Followed by a layer of chopped peach slices on top of the blueberries.

Sprinkle a few fresh raspberries over the peaches.

Dollop a layer of whipped topping, then repeat layers until all cake and fruit has been used.

Finish trifle with a layer of whipped topping and maybe a few pieces of fruit if you have any left

Cover the trifle, and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

Edited by: SNOOPY1960 at: 8/19/2013 (12:16)
LDHAWKE SparkPoints: (19,069)
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8/13/13 7:21 A

About 9 topics down from this one is a topic titled Amazing Desserts. I posted several amazing desserts there. None of them taste low cal. Check it out!

SATTVA Posts: 874
8/13/13 1:06 A

Here are some that you can eat wisely from!
-- Strawberry shortcake (you eat strawberries, save the whipped cream and shortcake part for them)
-- Pavlova (made with egg whites -- again, supply whipped cream but take only a taste)
-- Chocolate dipped berries
-- Mangoes, pureed and run through an ice cream maker with some peach nectar to hold it together
-- Honeydew melon with lime juice and chopped candied ginger, serve with a cookie (for them)

Hope this helps.

MISSSVJS SparkPoints: (41,661)
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8/12/13 5:03 P

How about a big bowl of cut up fresh fruit (fresh berries, mango, peaches, melon, etc. all mixed together) or even slices of seedless watermelon. Anytime I take something like that anywhere it disappears quickly.

MICHELLEXXXX SparkPoints: (12,338)
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8/12/13 2:06 P

fruit kabobs
apple and orange slices
frozen bananas on a stick (in cooler packed with ice)
frozen green grapes (so good)
sugar free meringue cookies (sweetened with stevia)

CHICK8526 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/12/13 10:09 A

ya my family reunion is in 13 more days and I don't know what to make. my family loves sweets they don't bring diet food. HELP PLEASE what should I make so I can eat it too?

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