The Perfect Cheesecake THM-S, Keto Friendly

Cheesecakes have always been a favorite dessert of mine to make for special occasion. They are one of the easiest dessert to make sugar-free and low-carb and they taste just like the sugar-laden ones do. When I take a cheesecake to carry-in dinners I always come home with an empty plate. Separating the eggs and whipping the egg whites stiff give a wonderful light texture. You can also bake this cheesecake in a 9 x 13 pan if your prefer is you do not have a springform pan. Sometimes I omit the sour cream topping and just serve it with whipped cream and fresh berries.

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Strawberry Pie THM-S

Nothing says summer like a freshly picked, sun-kissed strawberry. As a young teen I spent many hours picking strawberries for produce stand. Strawberries are the first berries to ripen followed by raspberries a few week later. This strawberry pie is a makeover of an old family favorite. It pie never last long at our house and I am sure it won’t at yours either. My regular recipe asked for strawberry jello but I have substituted Strawberry Kool Aid and unflavored gelatin to be able to make it sugar-free.

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Cherry Pinwheel Finger Jello THM-FP

Finger Jello is always a highlight for children at picnics and potlucks. These Pinwheels are easy to make and feature unflavored gelatin which is good for your health. Each flavor is whisked together using my favorite stainless steel whisk before it is poured in layers in a 10 x 15 baking pan. Cherry and Strawberry Kool Aid are 2 kinds that I have found that do not have maltodextrin listed as an ingredient so I use them as a handy Drive-thru-Sue ingredient. If you need a snack to keep in your fridge this summer for your children, I’m sure they would love these pinwheels. Sour cream maybe substituted for the Greek Yogurt for an S setting if you prefer.

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Strawberry Cream THM-FP

Strawberries herald the spring/summer season as roadsides stands and markets display boxes of crimson fruit. They are the easiest fruit to grow in backyard gardens and produce very well. This dessert is refreshing on warm, summer days and best of all it is a Fuel Pull. Using frozen berries thickens the dessert almost immediately after blending in soften gelatin. I am enjoying more FP desserts to balance out those meals when I just need a bit more protein and something sweet.

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Espresso Mousse THM-FP

Coffee, every day, any time, any way!! I enjoy coffee and desserts so why not combine the two into a light refreshing Mousse. Many desserts are full of fats and calories. This Espresso Mousse is full of flavor and protein but light in fats and calories. It is a tasty ending to a meal or for a bedtime snack. I garnished this Mousse with a scoop of fat-free Greek Yogurt flavored with THM vanilla extract and Gentle Sweet, Espresso Powder, and 12 Lily’s chocolate chips to keep it within the guidelines for a FP.

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Angel Food Strawberry Dessert—THM S

Angel Food Strawberry Dessert—THM S

Who is anxious for luscious, juicy, sun-kissed strawberries? I, know I am. Quart boxes piled full of berries in rows at roadside produce stands signal that summer has arrived in all it splendor. This cake tastes just like my Grandma’s Angel Food cake many years ago. The cake layer is a FP and can also be topped with a fat-free Greek Yogurt filling for a FP Dessert. The recipe as a THM S and has the FP option listed, also. This is a winner with our family.

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Lemon Cheesecake Mousse THM-S

Do you want a refreshing Lemon Cheesecake Mousse for those special occasions? Best of of it is low carb and sugar free. Lemons have always be a favorite of mine and this dessert was made with tree-ripened lemons. You can’t get it any better than that!! I have chosen to use fat-free Greek yogurt, and reduced fat cream cheese to lighten the calorie load. if you prefer you can use full fat Greek Yogurt and cream cheese.

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Sour Cream Raspberry Pie THM-S

Today, March 14th is National Pi Day!!! One way to celebrate is with a Sour Cream Raspberry Pie. For years I have had a Black Raspberry patch at the edge of my garden. They are my all time favorite berry. I do have red raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries plants but I love to walk through my black raspberry patch picking the plump juicy fruit the best. My children always hated the spring time when mom said it was time to trim raspberries. Leather gloves and long sleeves shirts were a must. Some summers my patch yielded over 130 pints but I have scaled it down to a more manageable size much to my children’s relief.

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