Thursday, April 03, 2008

Weight Loss Cheese Tart

Sweetheart Surprise Cheese Tart
Canola oil cooking spray
12 sheets low-fat graham crackers, crushed
1/2 cup Grape-Nuts cereal
1 Tbsp. Canola oil
2 Tbsp. orange juice
2-1/2 cups low-fat ricotta cheese
1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/ Tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. vanilla
1/3 cup chocolate chips
2 cups sliced strawberries
2 Tbsp. granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Lightly coat a 10-inch spring-form pan with cooking spray.

In a food processor, blend crushed graham crackers, Grape-Nuts, canola oil and orange juice. Press mixture into the prepared spring-form pan.

In a small bowl, blend together ricotta cheese, yogurt, 1/3 cup sugar, lemon juice and vanilla. Spoon onto graham cracker crust.

Bake 35 minutes, remove and immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips. Cool to room temperature. Top with sliced strawberries and sugar. Refrigerate until well chilled and serve. Makes 10 servings. A wonderful low fat delight for your weight loss plan and P90x routine.

Nutritional Information: (per serving)
Calories: 247 Protein: 12 g Fiber: n/a Carbs: 37 g Fat Total: 6 g Saturated Fat: 2 g

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