Guilt-Free Desserts

How pleasant is it to get comfortable and watching a movie with a cup of tea and delicious cookies. The thing is that for one film session, unfortunately, you can put a few hundred grams of excess weight. You can avoid this easily by using dietary cookie recipes. By the way, in the book Guilt-Free Desserts, you will find a lot of dietary recipes.

From personal experience, I can say that I really liked the book. If you are on a diet, it is not necessary to give up from pleasure and eat something delicious. Dietary desserts will not harm your figure but will bring a lot of positive emotions that are so necessary for the diet. With Kelley Herring’s guide, I managed to lose a few extra kilos. Let’s talk about sweets.

How to make a dietary cookie?

First of all, give preference to dietary cookie recipes with a small amount of flour, sugar, butter or even exclude them. The most popular and delicious cookies are considered dietary oat. As a filler for the dietary cookie can be a buckwheat or rice cereals.

You can also cook biscuits from cheese, fresh fruit, and berries, dried fruits, nuts. Instead of sugar in cookie dough, you can add honey, but also in a reasonable amount. Spices will give the delicate fragrance to the cookies- cinnamon, primarily.

Oatmeal cookies with kefir (dietary recipe):

Ingredients:  100ml of kefir, 100gr oatmeal cereal, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of honey, raisins.

Preparation: 100ml of kefir put into cereals. In another dish put dry grapes and add hot water. Let it stand for 40 minutes. After it mixes this all; add honey and cinnamon. From the dough make cookies and bake them at 180 ° C for about 15 minutes.

Diet cookies with pineapple and raisins:

Ingredients: 4 cups of oat flakes, 300g of pineapple, 2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoons of baking soda,  1-2 teaspoons of cinnamon, 1 cup of apple juice, half a cup of skim milk, 3 egg whites, raisins.

Preparation: Sift the flour and baking soda, add cinnamon, pour juice, milk and chopped pineapple. Stir, add the oatmeal and raisins. Well, whisk whites. Portions of dough dipped in whites and spread on a baking sheet lined with parchment. Bake 10 minutes in preheated 180 ° C oven. Remove cookies from the baking only when it is completely cooled.

Diet cookies with cheese:

Ingredients: 100g butter, 400g of low-fat cheese, 1.5 cups of flour, a ½ teaspoon of soda, 1 egg, 50g of sugar, a pinch of salt, vanilla sugar.

Preparation: Mix the egg with the sugar, beat until thick white foam. Butter cut into cubes, sprinkle them with vanilla sugar and salt. Sprinkle flour on a boardslide, make a hole, put into it soda, cheese, and sliced butter, mash with a fork until smooth and roll out dough.

Divide the dough into 4 pieces, roll each thinly, brush the surface with beaten egg, roll in rolls, cut each roll on the cookie. Each brush with a beaten egg put on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated until 200 ° C oven.

Guilt-Free Desserts by Kelley Herring

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