2 Ingredient Low Calorie Pumpkin Muffins

This recipe is SUPER easy and there’s only two ingredients.

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1-15 oz. can pumpkin
 

That’s right, no oil, no eggs, nothing else.  Beat on medium speed for about 2 minutes.  Pour into lined muffin pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

The end result is amazing!!  An incredibly moist muffin with a hint of pumpkin flavor and only 85 calories.  Makes 24 muffins.

4th of July Low Fat Pie

INGREDIENTS

1 1/4 cups Keebler® Chips Deluxe® Rainbow Bite Size cookies
1 package (8 oz.) fat free cream cheese, softened*
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tub (8 oz.) Cool Whip Fat Free, thawed
1 Graham Low Fat Pie Crust
Red, white and blue sprinkles

DIRECTIONS

1. Chop cookies. Set aside.

2. In small mixing bowl beat cream cheese on medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Add sugar and lemon juice. Beat until combined. Fold in cookies and whipped topping.

3. Spread in crust. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until set. Garnish with sprinkles. Store in refrigerator.

Yields: 8 servings and 260 Calories per serving

Skinny Shirley Temple Cake

I came across a recipe for Shirley Temple Cupcakes and thought is was the cutest idea.  Of course, I had to make adjustments to make it as low calorie as possible.  Also, it needs to be quick and simple; therefore, the cake version.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 box of white cake mix
  • 1 can diet 7-up
  • 16 maraschino cherries
  • 4 tbsp maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 1- 8oz tub frozen fat free whipped topping, thawed (Cool Whip Free)
  • pink sprinkles (optional)
In a bowl, beat together cake mix and diet 7-up on low speed for about 1 minute.  Save 2 Tbsp of batter for reserve.

Pour the remaining batter in a 13″ x 9″ cake dish that has been coated with cooking spray.

Mix the reserve batter with 2 Tbsp of cherry juice and 2 drops of red food coloring; swirl it into cake with a knife.

Bake @ 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

Let cake completely cool.

Meanwhile, mix 2 Tbsp cherry juice in thawed whipped topping and  evenly spread on top of the cake.

Decorate with cherries and pink sprinkles.

Yummy!!  This cake is absolutely fabulous!

Makes 16 servings.  Only 168 calories per serving.

Skinny Chocolate Cake

I LOVE THIS DESSERT!!!  And it is super easy !!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 can diet cola

In a bowl, beat cake mix and diet cola for 2 minutes.  That’s it!  Do Not add anything else.  Pour into a 9″x11″ baking pan sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes. Let cool.  Ice with fat free Cool Whip.  Refrigerate.  Makes 12 servings @ 180 calories per serving.  ENJOY!!

 

Granny’s Light Brown Sugar Cake

I love this cake!!  Of course, I had to modify the recipe to make it low fat and lower in calories.                          

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 small box sugar free vanilla instant pudding
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 2/3 cup fat free sour cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup lite applesauce
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

Beat first 6 ingredients with mixer 2-3 minutes until well blended.  Add brown sugar and mix well.  Pour into fluted tube pan sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.  Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes; then remove from pan and let cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.  Enjoy!!  Yields: 16 servings.  200 calories, 3gms fat per serving.

Healthy Picnic Treat

It’s great going to picnics and cook-outs to enjoy the nice weather outdoors and good friends.  I do always ponder over what to make that is quick, simple, and low cal.  Then I remembered the old “Rice Krispie Treat”.  It only requires 3 ingredients, takes 5 minutes to make, and is low cal.

  • 3 Tbsp. Light Margarine.
  • 4 Cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 Cups Rice Krispie Cereal

Melt margarine and marshmallow over low heat.  Stir in cereal.  Spread in 9″ x 11″ pan sprayed with cooking spray.  Makes 20 squares.

72 calories + 1 gm fat.

Light Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cake

This cake is to die for and half the calories and fat than the original recipe.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 package devil’s food chocolate cake mix
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS:

Sprinkle marshmallows into a 13″ x 9″ baking pan sprayed with cooking spray.  In a large bowl, combine cake mix, water, peanut butter, applesauce and egg.  Beat on medium for 2 minutes or until smooth.  Pour over marshmallows and sprinkle with chocolate chips.  Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.  Cool.  Makes 12-15 servings.

NUTRITION INFO ( 1 serving: 1 piece):   228 Calories, 9 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 0 chol,  349 g sodium, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein