I haven't had cheesecake in a long time. I have tried others, but haven't ventured into making my own as yet. I think I would love to try my own. It seems to always taste better....according to my kids of course :)
Do you like cheesecake?
There's more to healthy nutrition than meets the eye – proper nutrition comes down to the right serving size, eating foods naturally rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, the right amount of protein and keeping your sugar and sodium in-take in check.
In honor of March's National Nutrition Month, arm yourself with the right knowledge and recipes for life (not just the month).
I've included several healthy and easy recipes below, created by Executive Chef at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa,, Anthony Stewart.
All of the recipes below contain zero salt!
created by Executive Chef at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa, Anthony Stewart.
- 1# fat free cream cheese
- 2 oz fat free ricotta cheese
- 2 C roasted pumpkin (pureed)
- ½ C Splenda
- 3 oz silken tofu
- 1 t vanilla extract
- ¼ c egg white
- ½ t lemon rind
- 1 t lemon juice
- 1 t cream tartar
- ¼ tsp Xanthan gum
- ¼ c Silk vanilla soya milk
- 2 Asian sliced very thin and cooked in apple juice and ginger for two minutes
In a food processor or cake mixer, mix cream cheese and half the amount of Splenda until creamy.
In a food processor blend tofu and ricotta cheese, with remaining Splenda and xantham gum until smooth.
Add tofu mixture to cream cheese mixture mixing on low speed. Add all other ingredients except cooked Asian pear and pumpkin and mix well.
Divide the mixture into two halves. Add pumpkin puree to one half of the mixture and mix well.
In a lightly grease pie dish layer with asian pear slices then pour pumpkin cheese cake mixture, add a layer of Asian pear them pour regular cheese cake mixture
Bake in hot water bath at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, and then reduce to 275 degrees for 25 minutes.
See other recipes:
SWEET POTATO & APPLE SALAD
SEARED SALMON WITH BLUEBERRIES AND QUINOA
QUINOA AND CARROT SALAD
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