Easter dinner is coming..and just when you thought the holidays (and all of the calories that came with it) were behind you!!
One of my favorite things about easter was the sweets. Candy, chocolate, and desserts galore! But i'm here to tell you that you can enjoy that Easter Dessert, without feeling guilty about it. Here are 3 recipes to bring to the family table that everyone will enjoy :)
Key Lime Pie Bars.
-1/2c Honey graham crackers, low fat, finely crushed
-2 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter, melted
-1 tsp. truvia/sugar substitute
-1 small box Sugar free lime jell-o
-16 oz. pkgcottage cheese, fat free
-8 oz. pkgcream cheese, fat free, room temperature
-8 oz. pkgcool whip, fat free, frozen, thawedkey limes, sliced, for garnish, optional
Step One: Combine graham crackers, butter and sugar in a spall bowl, and mix until well blended and it has turned into crumbles. Then, press the graham cracker mixture in the bottom of a small square baking dish. Set aside in fridge.
Step Two: Bowl water in a small pot or microwave safe bowl, and stir in Jell-o, mixing until dissolved.
Step Three: In a mixing bowl, blend cottage cheese and cream cheese until smooth, stopping every now and then to scrape sides of bowl. Then whisk 1/2 of cream cheese and cottage cheese mixture into Jell-o mixture until combined, then add rest of cheese mixture.
Step Four: Fold in cool whip. Using a spatula, spread key lime mixture over chilled crumb mixture. Cover and refridgerate for 8 or more hours, until filling is firm. Cut into squares, and top with a lime wedge for presentation!