Heaven on my plate.

It’s been some time since I posted a recipe, and seeing as food is kind of a big topic for this blog, I thought I should get one on here!  So last night we had dinner with the In-laws.  Because my FIL in diabetic I wanted to make something low sugar for desert. 

I came up with this slice of heaven:

Cappuccino Cloud Pie

FOR THE CRUST:

Bob’s Red Mill Almond Meal, 1 cup

Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey: Vanilla Ice Cream, 1cup

Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, 3 tbsp

Smart Balance “LIght” with Flax Buttery Spread, 1/4c melted

Salt, 1/8 tsp – optional

Vanilla Extract, 1 tsp

1/2tsp baking powder

Mix the almond meal, salt and protein powder  & baking powder together.  Pour in the melted butter and vanilla and stir until clumpy.  Press into a pie pan and bake at 350 for 10-12 min until the edges start to brown.  Let it cool.

FILLING:

Jell-O fat-free/sugar-free Vanilla pudding mix, dry, 2 boxes

Milk, 1%, 1 cup

Instant Coffee granules, 1-2 tsp (depending on how much coffee flavor you like)

Chobani (Non-Fat Greek Yogurt – Plain), 6oz

Whipped Cream, Cool Whip, Sugar Free 1/2 container

Bailey’s Irish Cream, Coffee Flavor, 17% Alcohol, 1 oz OPTIONAL

Dark chocolate for garnish

Dissolve the coffee granules in the milk.  Add the coffee milk  and yogurt to the 2 packages of pudding mix.  Stir well, it will be very thick.  Stir in the Baily’s Irish Cream if using.  Fold in the whip cream and spread into your pie crust.  Garnish with shaved chocolate and refrigerate for an hour before serving. 

 8 Servings   

Amount Per Serving
  Calories 252.8
  Total Fat 12.2 g
      Saturated Fat 3.2 g
      Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
      Monounsaturated Fat 0.8 g
  Cholesterol 29.6 mg
  Sodium 124.8 mg
  Potassium 46.5 mg
  Total Carbohydrate 12.1 g
      Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
      Sugars 5.5 g
  Protein 18.4 g

Now, if you omitted the Bailey’s, used fat-free milk, fat-free whipped cream and a pre-made low-fat crust (Keebler graham) the stats look like this:

8 Servings    

Amount Per Serving
  Calories 236.3
  Total Fat 4.5 g
      Saturated Fat 1.6 g
      Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
      Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g
  Cholesterol 15.6 mg
  Sodium 160.2 mg
  Potassium 50.8 mg
  Total Carbohydrate 22.1 g
      Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
      Sugars 8.6 g
  Protein 16.4 g

 

Not to toot my own horn here, but DAY-UM!!  😉

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