Skinny Green Fluff — Low Calorie Pistachio Fluff

This is just in time for Spring.  If you need a quick side dish to bring to the friend & family luncheon or dinner, this fluff is the answer.  It is super quick & easy to prepare.  In addition, it is light and fluffy!

What You Need:

  • 3.4 oz. box pistachio sugar-free instant pudding
  • 1- 20 oz. can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 1 cup thawed light whipped topping
  • 1/3 cup mini marshmallows

Directions:

Mix all ingredients in large bowl.  Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.  Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Info (per serving):

65 Calories; <1 gm Fat; 14 gm Carbohydrate; <1 gm Protein; 122 mg Sodium

Skinny Pumpkin Pie in a Cup

Wow! It tastes just like pumpkin pie and only 80 calories!  Therefore, the name skinny pumpkin pie in a cup.

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 box sugar-free butterscotch instant pudding mix
  • 1-1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup fat-free whipped topping

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl, whisk the pudding mix and milk together until thickened.  Refrigerate for 5 minutes.  Stir in the pumpkin and spices.  Fold in the whipped topping.  Serve in a glass cup.  Makes 4 servings.

NUTRITION INFO:

80 Calories; 0 Fat; 16 gm Carbohydrate; 1 gm Fiber; 4 gm Protein

Red, White, and Blue Parfait

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Just in time for the summer holidays, cook-outs, and picnics.  The red, white, and blue parfait is super easy to make and extremely healthy.  The best it is only 3 ingredients.  Moreover, these parfaits look pretty and taste awesome!

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Light vanilla yogurt
  • Strawberries, washed and cut
  • Blueberries

DIRECTIONS:

In plastic parfait glasses, layer strawberries and yogurt twice.  Then top with blueberries.  Again, layer strawberries, yogurt, strawberries, yogurt, and top with a layer of blueberries.  Enjoy!!

Skinny S’more Pie

If you love s’mores, you will love this pie.  Only 5 ingredients and super easy!

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 (2.1 oz) package sugar-free instant chocolate pudding
  • 2-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 cup fat-free whipped topping
  • 1 reduced fat graham ready crust
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl, mix pudding and milk until thick.  Fold in whipped topping.  Pour in ready crust and top with marshmallows.  Chill for 4 hours.  Makes 8 servings.

NUTRITION INFO:  (per serving)

170 Calories, 3 gm Fat, 31 gm Carbohydrate, 5 gm Protein

 

 

Skinny Red Velvet Cake

This is the perfect Valentine Dessert!  Happy Valentine’s Day!

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • 1 can diet pepsi or any diet cola

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DIRECTIONS:

Beat the cake mix and diet soda in large bowl on medium speed for 2 minutes.  Pour batter into a 9″ x 11″ baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.  And bake a 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes minutes. Let Cool.  Ice with Skinny Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting.  Makes 16 servings.

NUTRITION INFO:  (Per serving with frosting)

159 Calories; 2 gm fat; 24 gm carbohydrate; 3 gm protein; 330 mg sodium

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Skinny Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cream cheese frosting; but, not the fat and calories.  Here’s my recipe for low calorie, low fat frosting.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1-8oz package fat-free cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) light margarine
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar

DIRECTIONS:

Beat cream cheese, margarine, sour cream in large bowl until smooth.  Mix in vanilla and cornstarch.  Gradually beat in powder sugar.  Makes 16 servings.

NUTRITION INFO: (per serving) 59 Calories, 1 gm fat, 9 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 106 mg sodium

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Rockin’ Rice Pudding & Only 4 Ingredients

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 3 Cups Skim Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Rice
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

WHAT TO DO:

Mix all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil over medium heat.  Then simmer for 1-2 hours or until thick.  Serve warm or chilled.

Makes 6- 1/2 cup sevings.

NUTRITION INFO:  1 Serving

  • 130 Calories
  • 0 Fat
  • 25 grams Carbohydrate
  • 5 grams Protein      IMG_0625

Skinny Banana Cream Pie

What you need:

  • 1 low fat graham cracker pie ready crust
  • 2 bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1-3/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 box sugar free banana cream instant pudding
  • 1/2 tub Cool Whip LiteIMG_0577

What to do:

Make the pudding according to package directions using 1-3/4 cup milk.  Stir in the cool whip and sliced banana.  Pour into graham cracker pie crust and refrigerate.

Makes 8 servings at 180 calories per serving.

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Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Just in time for Thanksgiving!  Save a few calories with this recipe for the crustless pumpkin pie.  It is only 110 calories per serving and it is absolutely fabulous!

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated skim milk
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg & ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup  sugar

WHAT TO  DO:

  • Combine all ingredients and beat until smooth.
  • Pour into 9-inch pie pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes; reduce temperature to 325 degrees F and bake for 45 minutes more.
  • Pie is done when knife inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Makes 8 servings

Amazing Low Calorie Applicious Cake

 

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 small box reduced calorie vanilla pudding
  • 1 cup liquid egg
  • 1/2 cup lite applesauce
  • 1/2 cup fat free sour cream
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 large apples, peeled and coarsely chopped

For The Glaze:

  • 3/4 cup powder sugar
  • 2 Tbsp fat free sour cream
  • 1 tsp water

How To Make It:

Beat all ingredients except the apples on medium speed for 2 minutes.  Stir in apples.  Pour into 10-inch tube pan sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake at 350 degrees for  1 hour or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.  Let cake cool for 15 minutes and invert cake onto wire rack; gently remove pan.  Cool cake completely.

How To Make Glaze:

Whisk together  powder sugar,  sour cream, and  water.  Drizzle over cake and let stand until glaze is firm.

Makes 16 servings.  Only 152 calories per serving!  Yum!!!