I'm trying to cut back on fatty foods...what are some low-fat dessert recipes?

I am trying to cut back on all fatty foods! But i have a serious sweet tooth! I mean i love almost anything chocolate, cookies, doughnuts, cakes, you know.....all the bad stuff! My question is......Are there any yummy, low-fat desserts that are good, but aren't something as plain as yogurts, fruits, and puddings? I would love to hear some ideas or recipes from all of you! Thanks=)

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krusecat22

Asked by krusecat22 at 6:03 PM on Jan. 8, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Chocolate Pudding

    3 ripe avocados
    1 dash of fresh lemon juice
    1 tablespoon of agave nectar
    2 tablespoons of raw carob powder

    Place all ingredients into your blender. Blend until smooth. Place into your
    cooler to chill. Serve and enjoy. Add some purified water to mixture if it is
    too thick. You can add cinnamon or other spices if desired.



    Brownies

    1 cup of walnuts soaked 2-3 hours
    1 cup of pitted dates
    3 tablespoons of raw carob powder

    Blend all ingredients in your food processor until a ball forms. Place in a
    glass dish pack down firmly. Chill for 2-3 hours.

    Add more dates to the mixture if you are having trouble with it forming
    into a ball. The dates make it all stick together. I like to use Medjool Dates,
    but any kind of date will work nicely.
    keyaziz

    Answer by keyaziz at 6:06 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

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  • Jello- there are a number of neat recipes using jello, too.
    Fat free pudding.
    angel food cake.
    Look in the cake section of the grocery store- there are some boxed dessert mixes that are fat free or low fat.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 6:13 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

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  • Someone posted a recipe the other day for 2 ingredient cake..
    it's just a box of your favorite cake mix, and a 12 oz can of soda.. mix it and cook it in a crock pot for 3 hours.
    It's lower in calories than a box cake made the regular way.. it sounds good.. I'm going to try it with devils food & ginger ale.
    anestheticsex

    Answer by anestheticsex at 6:55 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

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  • Angel food cake has no fat, and not a lot of sugar, especially if you make it yourself. When I make my own, I like to use the yolks left from all those egg whites to make lemon curd, then I slice the angel food cake into thirds and layer with the lemon curd. It's delicious.

    Gelato, sorbetto, and Italian ices are all low-fat. Gelatin-based desserts too. If you're going for healthier choices, watch out for low-fat desserts (especially pre-made) that contain too much sugar...a lot of the processed goodies at the store that advertise "Low Fat!" have a whole lot of sugar to make up for the lack of fat in the mouthfeel, as well as a lot of chemical replacements.

    You can also adjust recipes for your favorite desserts to lessen the fat and calorie count without changing them so much they become unappealing.
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 5:21 AM on Jan. 9, 2009

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  • http://www.low-fat-recipes.com/
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 12:40 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

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  • My kids call them clouds in a cracker and we love them!

    Fat-free cool whip
    low-fat graham crackers

    Spread the cool whip between two crackers and freeze them. So good and not too bad for you!
    CaseyErin

    Answer by CaseyErin at 11:15 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

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  • you can go to www.kraftfoods.com they always got good healthy recipes
    prettymamiof2

    Answer by prettymamiof2 at 6:12 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

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