Chocolate Layer Pie -- Low Cal Recipe
3/4 cup flour
1/3 cup melted reduced cal margarine
1/2 cup light whipped topping
1/2 cup light cream cheese, soft
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
1 package reduced cal pudding (4 serv)
1 cup skim or 1% milk
1. Preheat oven to 350F. Combine flour and margarine in a 9" pie
plate, spreading flour mixture evenly over bottom of plate. Bake 15-
20 minutes, until golden. Remove from oven.
2. In a medium bowl, combine 2 Tablespoons of the whipped topping, the
cream cheese, and sugar; stir until smooth. Spread on top of the
3. In another medium bowl, whisk together the pudding, milk and 1/2
cup of water until smooth. Spoon on top of the cream cheese mixture.
Spread remaining whipped topping on top of pudding mixture. Refrig-
erate until ready to serve.
VARIATION: Try another flavor of pudding.
Source: Weight Watchers Magazine, Feb 1993
Per serving: 1 fat, 1/2 bread, 85 optional cal. Per serving: 154
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Some low carb diet pointers:
* Make reduced carbohydrate breadcrumbs for deep fried or oven baked foods.
Although you can buy reduced carb breadcrumbs, you can make them yourself by simply using reduced carb bread. All you have to do is simply toast the low carb bread in a gas or electric oven on a cookie sheet. Once it is hard, whizz it in your food mill. To store, keep in a tupperware jar or container.
* Know what is in your food
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The compounds known as flavonoids discovered in these natural foods are thought by nutritionalists to have properties in preventing cancer.
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