Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Protein Pumpkin Pie

What do you think of when you think of Thanksgiving dinner....turkey, sweet potatoes, stuffing....PUMPKIN PIE!  With my sweet tooth I look for "healthified" desserts.
Try this for your feast...Protein Pumpkin Pie!
I will post pics after I make it for our dinner.

Ingredients: (makes 2 pies)
8 oz fat free cream cheese
2 T skim milk
tub of fat free cool whip
2 lowfat graham cracker crusts
2 C skim milk
1 can pumpkin
2 pkg jello fat and sugar free vanilla instant pudding
2 scoops vanilla or plain protein powder (I use EAS)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp ginger
Instructions: (remember you are making 2 pies unless you use only half the ingredients)
Mix cream cheese and 2T milk in large bowl until smooth.  Stir in whipped topping, the spread on top of crusts.  Pour 1 C milk into bowl, add pumpkin, pudding mix, protein powder and spices, mix well.  Spread mixture over cream cheese layer. Enjoy!

to come...Mom's chicken noodle soup and mashed carrot-sweet potatoes

Until next time...
look good, feel good, do good


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