Appetizer cheesecake? MmmmHmmmm…

SAVORY SUN-DRIED TOMATO APPETIZER CHEESECAKE A little different…but when it comes to cheesecake anything is good!  This one will be a hit on your celebration tables, or at any potluck, BBQ, or picnic. For low-carb-hardly-any-calories serve with assorted cut veggies to dip.   The add-ins are really up to you.  Sub out the tomatoes for…

Hello, Lover!

RED VELVET WAFFLES Cream Cheese Whipped Cream “Frosting” Valentine’s Breakfast for a special someone?  Perfect.  Lazy Sunday morning for those you love all year?  Amazing gesture! These are gorgeous and have the familiar red velvet flavor that’s coveted.  A hint of cocoa, slightly sweet…and a fun deep red that makes them seem more work than…

If you love peanut butter like I love peanut butter…

PEANUT BUTTER PIE WOW.  This is one rich pie.  I made it into a PIE once, actually…since then I freeze it in slightly rounded 1/4 cup portions and stick it away for a frozen nap. (Out of sight, out of mind……  oh, who am I kidding?  I know it’s there, but it’s harder to binge…

Kiss, kiss, love, love…

RED VELVET CAKE Hello, Beautiful! Sometimes being bad is really very good…and with this cake, on a special Valentine’s Day (with someone or alone!) it’s even better. I’ve cut the original recipe in half to give you a single layer, but split it and stacked the gorgeousness into an impressive little number that will get…

Sunday Brunch never had it so good!

CHEESE BLINTZES My low-carb crepes are good for so many things, but this is the original use I had in mind.  Sweet, rich, yet light and fluffy – an indulgent treat that will make you feel very special! Add any flavoring or extract you like to the cheesecake filling and top with berries, sliced fresh…

In case your day’s not lovely enough…!

RASPBERRY CREAM CHEESECAKE PIE Love, love, love this pie.  It’s rich enough that a sliver will do just fine as a wonderful ending to your special dinner. ~~~~ . . 1 1/2 cups sugar-free chocolate cookie or chocolate graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoons butter, melted Two 8-ounce pkgs. reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup Splenda…

No-flour bread. Riiiiiiiiight….

CLOUD BREAD This recipe has been around for awhile.  I’ve poo-pooed it and thought:  GAG.  But that just goes to show ya’…try it before you say you don’t like it! I have to thank so many people from Before&AfterChat message board for being ‘pushers’ and talking incessantly about this stuff.  I finally broke down and…

A Holiday beauty!

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT CAKE ROLL Chocolate and cake in the same dessert is wonderful.  Add in some cool, wintery peppermint-laced cream filling and let’s just swoon and get it over with, shall we?! So pretty! Your holiday table will love you for the effort you put forth to make this.  (And it’s not hard – don’t…

Peppermint Cheese Ball…a beautiful Holiday dessert

CHOCOLATE-MINT CHEESE BALL Just in time for the Holiday dessert tables that are everywhere you go.  You can’t escape this time of year – the buffets, the lunch rooms, the office parties, and hundred and one other occasions to eat…each filled with stuff we shouldn’t have. This one everybody will love – whether they like…

Okay…so I love cheesecake…that is old news!

SWEET POTATO CHEESECAKE How convenient! Just in case you bake off too many sweet potatoes for your souffle or candied-whatever you will now have something fabulous to do with them. Glad I could be of help. ~~~~       Crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs OR sugar free shortbread crumbs 2 tablespoons Splenda…

Holiday Gorgeousness!

PUMPKIN ROLL This is my version of the famous orange-label recipe.  It’s low-sugar, completely moist and spicy.  I took out the butter from the filling and added whipped cream.  It’s easier than it looks and always gets rave reviews. (Don’t be scared of a cake roll.  Even if it cracks or breaks it still tastes…

A change of pace from the standard pumpkin pie…

DOUBLE LAYER PUMPKIN PIE I found this recipe on the back of some package and can’t remember where.  I modified it to be no-sugar-added and it’s a winner.  Easy, and quick, just a little different and a great addition to your holiday table. ~~~~       First layer: One 8-ounce pkg reduced-fat cream cheese,…