Being on a diet plan does not have to mean that you give up all your favorite desserts.
You just need to make certain healthy food substitutions to turn your favorite calorie laden dessert into its diet friendly version.
Here are some great low fat cheesecake recipes for you to satisfy your sweet tooth with piling up on all those extra calories…
Low Fat Pineapple Cheesecake
- Fat free cream cheese, softened: 8oz
- Graham crackers, finely crumbled: 11oz
- Lemon gelatin: 1 pack
- Margarine: ¼ cup
- Raw pineapple, crushed and drained: 18oz
- Sugar: ½ cup
- Evaporated skimmed milk: 6oz
- Boiling water: 1cup
Put the cream cheese in a bowl and let it soften. Take the jello in a bowl and mix it with the hot water. Now let the mixture cool. For the pie crust, mix the crushed graham crackers and the margarine. Put this mix into a 9 by 2 by 12 inch buttered baking dish, reserving about ¼ cup to use for the top. Now press it down in the baking dish. Cream the cheese as you gradually add sugar. Add the jello slowly to this and mix it thoroughly. Beat the evaporated milk in a large bowl with an electric mixer until it is fluffy. Then add the cheese, sugar and jello mix into the bowl of fluffed up evaporated milk. Now add the drained pineapples and stir. Now put this into the baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining crumbs on the top. Place it in the fridge and let it refrigerate for about 2 hours.
Low Fat Italian Ricotta Pineapple Cheesecake
- Plain gelatin: 2 envelopes
- Sugar free raw pineapple, crushed: 1 can (16oz)
- Boiling water: ½ cup
- Low fat ricotta cheese: 1 cup
- Ground cinnamon: ½ teaspoon
- Vanilla extract : 2 teaspoon
- Salt: 1 pinch
- Sugar free vanilla milkshake mix: 5 envelopes
Take a saucepan and pour the water into it. Now sprinkle the gelatin over it. Wait for about a minute and then begin heating gently till the gelatin melts. Meanwhile, mix the ricotta cheese and the pineapple in the food processor. Process until it is smooth. Add the melted gelatin mix along with the rest of the ingredients. Now process again, until the mixture turns smooth. Spoon the mix into a 9 inch pie pan. Chill till it sets. Cut into wedges and you are ready to serve.