Divabetic – Holly Clegg
For nearly 20 years through her best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, Holly Clegg has reigned supreme when it comes to helping today’s busy person cook everyday meals that are fast and fit into an overall healthy lifestyle.
Holly’s recipes are time, user and pantry-friendly. As a mother, wife and published cookbook author, Holly appreciates the ability to create a tasty dish that is both convenient and healthy. Perfect for the person on-the-go, Holly’s recipes never sacrifice taste or flavor, while still maintaining nutritional balance.
I asked Mr. Divabetic Show podcast guest, Holly Clegg ‘the Queen of Quick’ to share one of her quick, flavorful and healthy recipes for strawberries to encourage you and your loved ones to become more open-minded eaters. Let her tempt you to try something new!
Berry Tiramisu by Holly Clegg
Try serving this fabulous favorite featuring berries laced with ladyfinger and raspberry jam with an orange cream cheese filling in individual glasses for another serving option. You may always substitute your favorite seasonal berry combination may be substituted.
Makes 16 servings
2/3 cup seedless sugar-free raspberry preserves
1/4 cup orange liqueur or orange juice, depending on taste
6 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 (8-ounce) container free fat free whipped topping, thawed
2 (3-ounce) packages ladyfingers, split in half (24)
1/2 cup raspberries
1 cup strawberries, stemmed and sliced
1. In small bowl, mix together raspberry jam and orange liqueur.
2. In mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese, sugar vanilla until light. Stir in orange rind. Mix in whipped topping reserving, 1/2 cup for topping.
3. Line bottom of an oblong 2-quart dish with half of split ladyfingers. Layer with half of jam mixture, half cream cheese layer, top with half of raspberries and strawberries. Repeat layers with remaining ladyfingers, jam and cream cheese layer.
4. Carefully top with thin layer of remaining whipped topping. Top with remaining raspberries and strawberries. Cover, refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 128, Calories from fat (%) 24, Fat (g) 3, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 9, Sodium (mg) 79, Carbohydrate (g) 23, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Sugars (g) 11, Protein (g) 2, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 carbohydrate, 1/2 fat
Terrific Tidbit: Instead of fresh orange zest, you can use dried orange peel, found in the spice aisle of the supermarket. The orange zest really enhances the orange flavor.
Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC™ Diabetic Cooking
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