Low Fat Lemon Cheesecake

Ingredients
1 box crushed graham crackers
1 pkg. sugar free Jello lemon flavored gelatin
2/3 c. boiling water
1 c. 1% lowfat cottage cheese
1 (8 oz.) lite cream cheese
2 c. thawed lite Cool Whip
1 c. reduced calorie cherry pie filling
Preparation:
Spray 9 inch pie plate with non stick cooking spray. Sprinkle side with half of graham cracker crumbs. Completely dissolve gelatin in the boiling water; pour into blender, add cottage cheese and cream cheese and cover. Blend at medium speed, scraping down sides occasionally about 2 minutes or until completely smooth. Pour into large bowl. Gently stir in Cool Whip until smooth. Pour into pie pan, sprinkle remaining graham cracker crumbs on top. Chill until set about 4 hours. Top with pie filling.

Diet Applesauce Bread

Ingredients
1 slice whole wheat bread
1/3 c. dry milk powder
3 tsp. brown sugar substitute
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. orange rind
1/2 tsp. butter extract
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 egg
4 oz. unsweetened applesauce
Preparation:
Crumble bread and add dry ingredients. In another bowl, combine egg, butter extract, and applesauce. Combine the two and mix until smooth. Bake in a 2 x 4 inch loaf pan at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes

Grilled Chicken Breast

Ingredients
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 c. water
1/2 c. lite soy sauce
1 tbsp. oil
1 med. chopped onion
Preparation:
Combine water, soy sauce, oil and onion, pour over chicken breasts. Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. Grill until done (approximately 25 minutes). 4 servings

No Cholesterol Brownies

Ingredients
1/4 c. corn oil margarine
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
1/2 c. all purpose flour
2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
2 egg whites
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Non stick cooking spray
1/4 c. walnuts, chopped
Preparation:
Melt the margarine in large bowl. Add all ingredients except walnuts. Mix well. Stir in walnuts. Spread batter evenly in an 8 x 8 x 2 metal pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until done. The middle portion should be soft. Cool before cutting 2 inch square.

Spicy Baked Chicken

Ingredients
1 fryer, cut up or 6 breasts
Seasoned salt
Paprika
Salt and pepper
Preparation:
Remove skin from chicken. Place chicken pieces in baking dish. Sprinkle generously with seasoned salt, paprika, salt and pepper. Cover dish tightly with foil. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 to 60 minutes. Serve with steamed mixed vegetables and baked potatoes.

Creamy Pasta and Cabbage Salad

Ingredients
1 1/2 c. (uncooked) corkscrew macaroni
1/2 c. plain low fat yogurt
1/3 c. reduced calorie creamy Italian salad dressing
1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1 sm. clove garlic, minced (optional)
2 c. mixed shredded cabbage and carrots
1 med. cucumber, chopped
1 med. tomato, seeded and chopped
Lettuce leaves (optional)
Preparation:
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain, rinse under cold running water. Drain well. In a small bowl stir together yogurt, salad dressing, parmesan cheese and garlic. In a large bowl toss together macaroni, salad dressing mixture, cabbage and carrots, cucumber,r and tomato. Cover; quick chill in the freezer for 10 minutes. Serve atop lettuce if desired. makes 6 servings. Nutrition information per serving: (131 cal., 3 g. fat, 2 mg. chol., 155 mg. sodium.)

Turkey Cabbage Rolls

Ingredients
1/2 c. uncooked rice
1 1/2 lbs. lean ground turkey
1/4 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp Accent
Dash of pepper
2 c. canned tomatoes, cut up
10 cabbage leaves
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. cold water
Preparation:
Combine first 8 ingredients and mix well. Steam cabbage leaves 3 minutes or until just limp. Drain. Spoon meat mixture onto leaves; roll each leaf around meat, turning ends under. Place in large saucepan or dutch oven; pour remaining tomatoes over rolls. Cover, simmer 45 minutes. Remove rolls to warm platter. Combine cornstarch and cold water, stir into liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils. Serve with cabbage rolls

Banana Pudding

Ingredients
2 sm. pkgs. Jello instant pudding vanilla “sugar free”
3 c. skim milk
8 oz. sour cream substitute
8 oz. “lite” Cool Whip
Bananas
Preparation:
Mix pudding and milk. Add sour cream and Cool Whip. Mix well. Alternate layers of pudding and bananas.