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Postby daisyjk » Wed Aug 11, 2004 2:48 pm

you guys, all of these recepies sound so good. It is really great to see them because I need help getting me through. Thanks, Daisy
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Postby Burdle » Wed Aug 11, 2004 2:51 pm

I just looked up honey in the SBD Good Fats Good Carbs Guide, Page 21 where the Phase 2 food recommendations are, and under foods to Avoid or Eat Rarely, honey is listed. It does not differentiate between Avoid or Eat Rarely...
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Postby FitMommy » Sun Aug 22, 2004 8:53 pm

Hey girls,
all those recipes sound so yummy! My mouth is actually watering! :lol:
Could somebody please tell me how the recipe for that chocolate/pb whip dessert goes? (I've tried the search but there's over 1400 entries of posts where all those words like 'cool', 'chocolate' etc. come up.. I guess I make something wrong here? :roll: :oops: )

Thanks, I'd really appreciate it!
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Postby kelly33 » Sun Aug 22, 2004 9:14 pm

can some1 let me in on the fudgescicle peanut butter thing? wow that sounds amazing! thanks kelly
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Postby caterpillar » Sun Aug 22, 2004 9:54 pm

kelly33,

I just looked for that one myself. It's in this thread - just scroll up a little. It seems to be just melting the fudgsicle slightly so it can be scraped off the stick, mixing it with some natural pb and a little cool whip. I keep reading that some people pop it back in the freezer for a little while so it comes out more like ice cream. Mmmm...

Nut allowance: if I eat my 2 Tbs pb, I *can't* have any pistachios, almonds, etc??? Bummer. Maybe I should just steer clear of these yummy pb desserts anyway, since I hear so much about stalling. I've only lost 5 pounds in 10 days as it is.

Sugar free gummi bears and fudsicles are great, IMO. Splenda can have an icky bitterness to it if it's not the exact right amount, but sf gummis and fudgsicles are *perfect*. I've been eating 8 gummi bears and one fudgsicle a day for my 75 calories. But I've been wondering about the 75 calorie limit, and I think I'll post a new topic. If wer'e allowed "unlimited" diet sodas, don't those count as sweet treats? And what if I make ricotta pancakes for breakfast (they contain Splenda): does that count against my 75-calorie allottment?

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Postby recipelover » Mon Aug 23, 2004 12:17 am

Here it is again. It is the best dessert especially for Phase 1, but good on all phases.

Enjoy

South Beach 'Peanut Butter Cup
Serves 1

Ingredients
1 no sugar added fudgsicle (I use Blue Bunny/35 calories each)
1-2 tablespoons natural peanut butter (I use Smuckers)
1-2 tablespoons light frozen whipped topping or whipping cream

Instructions
Take a no sugar added fudgsicle, put it in a bowl and microwave it about 15-20 seconds. Scrape it off the stick. Then stir in 1-2 tablespoons of natural peanut butter and 1-2 tablespoons of light whipped topping. Mix together and enjoy.

I put mine in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes. Then it is like eating sinful ice cream.
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Postby recipelover » Fri May 04, 2007 1:01 pm

I just added a link to this favorite dessert thread in my recipe summary sticky. It is listed near the top under the other Favorite SB recipes section and also in the Desserts section.

My new ideas (links all are in my recipe summary sticky under the Desserts):
Hot Cocoa Custard
Orange Dream Pie/Cheesecake (lemon jello variation is my favorite)
No Crust Strawberry Pie
Autumn Butterscotch Pie
Any of kimmipoo57s cheesecakes (love my banana variation and her white chocolate butterscotch one)
Pudding variations
Inside Out Chocolate Strawberries

Please feel free to add your ideas here too.
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Postby Tortilla » Fri May 04, 2007 6:10 pm

Today- my favorite is Mango cream;
Blend 1 mango with 1/2 cup of vanilla or plain LF yogurt. (It is delicious!
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Chocolate Crepes with Berries Filling - P2

Postby ami » Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:15 am

I came up with this recipe tonight. If you have any chocolate cravings, this recipe should take care of it. It's YUUMMYY!!

Chocolate Crepes with Berries Filling - P2
Serves 2

½ cup whole-wheat flour
1 tsp. Baking powder
½ tsp. Baking soda
1 pinch salt
½ tsp. Vanilla
1 egg
1 Tbs. cocoa
1-cup low-fat milk
1 tsp. Cooking oil

Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Mixture will be thinner than for pancakes.
Preheat skillet and spray with cooking spray.
Pour half of the batter in skillet. Turn skillet quickly to cover surface.
Turn down heat and turn crepe over. Cook creep a couple of minutes on over side.
Remove from skillet and place on plate.
Add remaining batter and repeat process.

Filling:
Melt 1/3 cup chocolate chips in small dish in micro.
Add 1 tsp. melted trans-fat margarine and 1 tsp. low-fat milk.
Stir melted chocolate with spoon to make chocolate sauce.
Set aside.

Ensemble Crepes:
Place half of the chocolate sauce and about 2 tbs. Berries in the middle of 1 crepe.
Roll crepe, leaving seam down.
Place on serving dish.
Top crepe with sugar-free whip cream if desire.
Note: You can use any berries you might have. I used blueberries. It should be great with strawberries too!!
Last edited by ami on Sun Aug 05, 2007 7:02 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Postby onesunshinerider » Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:44 pm

Ami that sounds postively decadent. Oh, and I am sure you meant 1/3 cup chocolate chips not 13 cup. :D
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Postby Rock n Roll » Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:13 pm

I like an old fashioned NSA Fudgesicle.

I also like to whip up mini muffins out of egg whites, pumpkin, splenda, and spices.
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Postby ami » Sun Aug 05, 2007 7:03 pm

Thank you Onesunshinerider for catching that one..
I was sooo happy after eating my dessert that I couldn't way to type the recipe. Neither to say, I was sleepy too :wink:
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Postby Smurlene » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:10 pm

Is it weird that I don't do desserts? I eat a piece of fruit and usually that is dessert for me. I can't have most Beach legal desserts because just about all of them call for Splenda or some other artificial sweetner and I don't do any of them.

I do have two teaspons of honey per day in my jasmine tea. I have done so for more than a year with seemingly no ill effects.

Also, if I am really dying for dessert, I just suck it up and go all out and have some Haagen Daz. It is all gone in about five minutes and that's that. If I make dessert, it will mock me from the kitchen, calling me to eat it all up.
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Postby 2of3 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:51 pm

my dessert is fruit with 'cream'.

and that's only occasionally as I usually have my fruit between lunch and dinner as a snack.

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Chocolate Peach Cheesecake – P2

Postby ami » Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:18 am

I came up with this cheesecake tonight with whatever I had in the fridge at the time. I'm sure you can use other flavors of yogurt and different fruits like berries make variations.

I usually have fresh fruits with just yogurt and sugar-free whip topping but I think this dessert is a great change of pace :wink:

Chocolate Peach Cheesecake – P2

Serves 4

Crust for small pie plate (8”)
1/3- cup nuts
½ cup whole-wheat flour
1 Tbs. Cooking oil
1 Tbs. Splenda
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbs. cocoa

Preheat oven to 350F.
Put nuts in food processor to crush them.
Add remaining ingredients.
Process until all mix well.
Spray an 8” pie pan with cooking spray.
Place mixture into pie pan and spread to cover bottom of pie plate.
Bake crust for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Cheesecake

1 package fat-free cream cheese
2 Tbs. Splenda
1 Tbs. Sugar-free Amaretto syrup
or your favorite DaVinci Syrup
1-6 oz. Carton “lite” peach flavor yogurt

Put all ingredients in processor and mix well.
Pour mixture over cool-off piecrust.
Spread evenly and place in freezer to set (about 1 hour)

To serve:
Cut cheesecake in serving portions.
Place some sliced fresh peaches on top (or any other fresh fruit)
Sprinkle cocoa powder and drizzle sugar-free chocolate syrup.
Top cheesecake with sugar-free whip cream if desire.

Enjoy,
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