Carb, Low Fat / Yield: 12 servings
4 eggs, separated,
plus 2 egg whites
equal to 3/4 cup sugar, divided
1 teaspoon lemon
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups 3% soft
white cheese, light cream cheese or ricotta cheese,
1/2 teaspoon grated
vanilla-flavored, low-carb soy protein powder
1/2 cup low-fat
equal to 2 tablespoons sugar
Preheat oven to
400°F. Line the bottom of a 9-inch spring form pan with baking paper. Spray just
a bit with non-stick cooking spray.
Separate the eggs.
Beat egg whites the Enlitened way (p. 43) with salt, half of the sugar
substitute and half of the lemon juice, until stiff. Beat the egg yolks with the
remaining sugar substitute until thick. With the mixer on a low-medium setting,
beat in the vanilla, cheese, lemon juice and rind, and protein powder until
incorporated. Gently fold into the beaten egg whites.
Bake for 10 minutes
at 400°F, and then turn the oven down to 300°F and bake for another 40 minutes.
When the top of the cake is set, turn off the oven and keep the oven door
closed. Allow to cool for another hour in the oven. Remove and continue to cool
on a wire rack.
ingredients. Spread on top of the cheesecake and bake for 5 minutes at
Fruit: Decorate with
fresh strawberries and kiwi or any fruit of choice.
Nut: Add 1/4 cup
roasted slivered almonds or chopped hazelnuts and 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
(optional) to cake. Sprinkle 1/4 cup coarsely chopped almonds on the
Orange: Add 1 teaspoon
orange extract and 1 teaspoon grated orange rind to the basic
Marble: For the “marble”,
reserve 1/2-3/4 cup of the basic batter; add to it 2 tablespoons each of
unsweetened dark cocoa and sugar substitute. Mix well. This batter will be
thicker than the basic one. Spoon it in dollops onto the basic batter in the
spring form pan. Swirl with a metal spatula or knife to
Serving size 1
slice, (oz) 1.5, (g) 45Calories 80, Protein (g) 7, Carbs (g) 3.2, Fat (g) 4.1,
Sat. Fat (g) 2, Cholesterol (mg) 78, Sodium (mg) 72, Calcium (mg)
1 Starch 1/4
mother reminded me of the yogurt cheese that I always made and that she
always uses for dairy spreads. Here are a few different variations to
• Using our tip below for draining cheeses and/or low fat sour cream
or yogurt, place a container of yogurt (leben will be less tart) in the
cheesecloth and drain overnight-voila low fat cream cheese. Here are some ways
to dress up this delectable cheese...
• My mother's suggestion was to use
a low fat, sugar free fruit flavored yogurt which would make a great spread with
fruit or whole wheat crackers that would be a great accompaniment at Kiddush or
• Sprinkle cinnamon, sugar substitute and some chopped nuts,
mix and enjoy!
• Mix a tablespoon of granulated coffee with some sugar
substitute. Add a few drops of boiling water-just enough to melt-stir in to the
• For a spicy tang use garlic powder, black pepper, diced green
onions, chives and almost any herb that you like.