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Low-Fat Lemon Cheesecake

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Category: Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • Nonstick vegetable cooking
  • -spray
  • 1/4 c Graham cracker crumbs
  • 16 oz Low-fat cream cheese
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2/3 c Egg substitute
  • 1 3/4 c Plain yogurt cheese; yogurt
  • -drained in cheesecloth
  • -until semisolid, up to 2
  • 2 ts Vanilla
  • 1 ts Grated lemon peel
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • Sliced oranges; and/or for
  • -garnish
  • Strawberries; and/or for
  • -garnish
  • Kiwifruit; for garnish


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with vegetable spray
and sprinkle bottom with graham cracker crumbs. Refrigerate.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add sugar,
beating until smooth. Add remaining ingredients except fruit and beat until
smooth. Pour into pan.

Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until edges are set. (To minimize cracking, place
a shallow pan half full of hot water on lower oven rack while baking.)

Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. Remove sides of pan and
refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Top with fruit just before serving.

Exchanges: All lunch menus this week have about 450 calories total and

2-3 Starch servings 1-2 Meat or Meat Substitute servings 0-2 Vegetable
servings 1 Fruit serving 1 Fat serving

Total Fat 15g Total Carbohydrate 50g Protein 22g

Some menus have 1 Skim Milk serving instead of 1 Meat or 1 Starch serving.
Or 1 Starch serving instead of the Fruit serving.

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