Desserts

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake

This heart healthy delicious cheesecake consists of nutritious oats and almonds for the crust and a light, very satisfying, luscious lemon filling. The lemons and blueberries in this dessert recipe are a full of bioflavonoids that help strengthen blood vessels which improve circulation throughout the body. The Ricotta cheese contributes to a heart healthy ingredient as it is much lower in saturated fat and salt than many other cheeses, also it is an excellent source of calcium. Click Here for Recipe

Mango Cobbler Pie

Great for entertaining, delicious mango cobbler pie is a culinary delight for the eyes, tummy and heart.  Mangoes are considered heart healthy due to their high fiber and potassium.  The mango fruit contains vitamin C and pectin which helps assist in lowering serum cholesterol levels.  Also, mangoes are also a great source of vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine) helping to control homocysteine levels within the blood.  If homocysteine levels are too high, damage can occur to blood vessels resulting in possible stroke. Click Here for Recipe

Prune Sauce Topped Chocolate Cake

This tempting dessert is very healthy as well as delicious due to the many benefits of chocolate and prune sauce. Click Here for Recipe

Blueberry Pie

Blueberries in this pie are full of nutrients good for the heart. Berries, especially blueberries are considered to be a "superfood" for health. This heart healthy dessert pie which is also very eye-pleasing is low in sugars, being naturally sweetened with grape juice - also great for the heart. Click Here for Recipe

No-Sugar Apple Pie

The heart healthy benefits of this dessert are the apples which give it a rich source of flavonoid and polyphenols that are powerful antioxidants. Apples contain large amounts of minerals and vitamins that help strengthen the blood and also help lower cholesterol. Eating apples in any form at least once a day for a whole year have been shown to promote weight loss and lower heart disease markers. Apples are also a good source of the immune-boosting vitamin C (providing 14 percent of the daily value). More studies have shown that by eating 100g of apple can give an antioxidant effect that equals taking about 1,500mg of vitamin C. This no-sugar apple pie will help satisfy your hunger with fewer calories, while melting in your mouth with just the right combination of cinnamon and apples. Click Here for Recipe

Egg-Free Pumkin Pie

This egg-free pumpkin pie that is low in sugar is surprisingly delicious. It is sure to please for any dinner occasion, including Thanksgiving and other holiday entertaining where there may be food allergies present. Topped with a dollop of low-fat, lightly honey-sweetened whipped cream, it is the perfect finishing touch. Click Here for Recipe