Saturday, December 24, 2011

Joy Pie

1 Recipe Chocolate Pudding
1 recipe fudge cookies
shredded coconut, slightly sweetened or unsweetened--8 grams carb for 2 Tb.
Sugar Free Hersheys chocolate syrup or equivalent

Make pudding into frozen squares by putting into divided plates --sectioned plates or plastic storage containers with divisions

Crumble some cookies over each square--about 1/3 to 1/2 cookie per square

Before eating top with a 'cool whip' type product, coconut, syrup and another cookie.
Can use the Cream Cheese or PB Cookies too.
That is a wiseman and 'Jesus' in plastic canvas needlepoint behind the pie.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Peppermint Icebox Cheesecake

1 8 oz package of fat-free cream cheese
3/4 cup half and half divided

about 1/3rd of an 8 oz container of whipped topping
sweetener to equal 2/3 cup of sugar
1 to 2 caps of peppermint extract--Watkins imitation
1/2 box sugar free vanilla or French vanilla instant pudding and pie filling(4srvg.)
 8 inch round pie pan
non-stick cooking spray

soften cream cheese to room temperature

add 1/4 cup half and half blend with hand mixer until smooth on low to medium speed add peppermint extract and sweetening

combine instant pudding in another bowl with 1/2 cup of half and half

Add whipped topping, a small amount to pudding, mix lightly
Add this to cream cheese, combine, add rest of whipped topping (Cool Whip) to this from the rest of the 8 oz tub, reserve a little if you want to decorate the top, also don't use the entire package if you want a denser dessert.
Spread in 8 inch pie pan that is prepared with non-stick coating.
Dust with cocoa powder and a packet of splenda.

Refrigerate or freeze if not eating right away.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Crash Diets For Before and After ShinDigs. Galacticas and Various Other Bashes

Crash Diet One:
twice a day-2/3rd cup of low fat cottage cheese with one cup of frozen berries, especially strawberries, unlimited diet soda, coffee with low calorie sweetener, water low calorie lemon tea, chicken or beef broth, pickles, cucumbers or raw tomatoes, two boiled eggs anytime you want. Salt, seasoned salt, cinnamon, garlic or nutmeg.

Crash Diet Two:
Two Seasoned Rye-Krisp crackers spread with two teaspoons of peanut butter, two to three times a day, unlimited diet soda, coffee as before, water, low calorie lemon tea, low calorie peach beverage or low calorie sugar free Hawaiian Punch. Two boiled eggs anytime you want. Salt, pepper.

Crash Diet Three:
Fruit Smoothie: 2/3rd frozen banana in chunks, 2/3 cup water, several ice cubes, sweetener with no calories, 1/4 tsp. unsweetened cherry koolaide, 1 tb frozen unsweetened pineapple juice concentrate, a little vanilla extract if desired.
Have a pitcher of this twice a day. For supper  have a tossed salad with lettuce cucumber and a 4-5 oz well done hamburger dressed with low calorie salad dressing. Unlimited diet cola and coffee. If this is too hard, save an ounce of well done hamburger and smear with 2 teaspoons of peanut butter at bedtime so you can sleep. No eggs today.

These quickie diets are good anytime you don't want to gain an ounce at the moment.