LiveWell: Desserts

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 1 cup zucchini, grated 1 cup applesauce, unsweetened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup agave nectar, divided 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose, unbleached flour 1/4 cup, flaxseed, ground 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, low sodium 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 …

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  • Dec 05
  • 2013

Grilled Peach Sundaes

Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 peaches, halved and pitted 1 teaspoon canola oil 2 scoops nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt or fruit sorbet 1 tablespoon toasted unsweetened coconut Directions Preheat grill to high or light charcoal and allow time to reach high heat. Brush peach halves with oil. Grill until tender. Place two peach halves in …

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  • Jul 30
  • 2012

Coconut-Lime Angel Food Cake

Makes 12 Servings Ingredients 1 cup cake flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 12 large egg whites (at room temperature) 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract 1 tablespoon lime juice (about 1 lime) 1 tablespoon grated zest (about 1 lime) Directions Adjust an oven rack to the lower-middle position and …

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  • Sep 01
  • 2010

Spirited Sweet Potato Casserole

Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine 1/3 cup 1% low-fat or skim milk 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons bourbon or apple juice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake …

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  • Sep 01
  • 2010

Trail Mix Cookies

Makes 36 Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 egg whites 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/4 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/3 …

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  • Sep 01
  • 2010