Whether you're following a low glycemic index or glycemic load diet dessert recipes really, really, come in handy! Cutting back on sugar can be challenging for those of us with a sweet tooth, but these great tasting low GI dessert recipes are sure to satisfy and will keep you on track.
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
2/3 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup SPLENDAŽ brown sugar blend
1 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup canola oil
6 medium pears, peeled, cored and sliced
1 tbsp lemon juice (fresh is best)
1 tbsp fresh grated ginger (fresh is best, but can substitute 1 tsp ginger powder)
2 tbsp SPLENDAŽ no calorie sweetener, granular
1 and 1/2 tbsp whole wheat flour
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray an 8 x 8 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Combine topping ingredients until well mixed and crumbly. Set aside.
Combine pears, lemon juice, ginger, SPLENDAŽ and flour. Spread this fruit mixture over bottom of baking pan. Sprinkle fruit with topping. Bake for approximately 40 minutes, or until pears are tender.
If desired, serve with non-fat, no sugar added ice cream.
This concoction may sound a little strange, but it's surprisingly tasty. It's sure to satisfy those late night cravings.
1/2 cup non-fat, no sugar added, vanilla ice cream
1/4 cup Grape Nuts cereal
1 tsp good quality cocoa powder
Sprinkle scooped ice cream with Grape Nuts and cocoa. Enjoy.
Makes 1 serving.