South Beach Mocha Ricotta Creme


Ricotta Pudding

Mocha Ricotta Creme is quick and delicious.

Recipe Idea: This is a good dessert; its sweet and satisfying, and low in sugar. Don and I found it in The South Beach Diet cookbook. It’s not especially low in calories, however, but it is low in carbs so it is diabetic-friendly. Each serving is 260 calories and contains 17 g of fat, but that’s lower than most desserts. I think of it as Ricotta Pudding.

Mocha Ricotta Creme
Serves 1

South Beach Mocha Ricotta Creme Nutrition Label

South Beach Mocha Ricotta Creme Nutrition Label

Ingredients:
1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 package sugar substitute
Dash espresso powder
5 mini chocolate chips

Directions:

Mix together the ricotta, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and sugar substitute. Serve chilled in a dessert bowl, topped with a dusting of espresso powder and the mini chocolate chips.

~Lois

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About Lois

My husband, Don Crawford, and I love to cook. For me, it's more about eating delicious food than the actual cooking. I like to cook mostly because I like to eat, and I like the proud sense of accomplishment when the food I make is appreciated by others. For Don, it's all about presentation. So we make a good team. I'm too impatient to create beautiful presentations (usually), but he sweeps in and takes over so it all turns out great. All our recipes are tried and true!
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