4 Fun Twists on Classic Desserts

What happens when you take carrot cake, cheesecake, oatmeal cookies, and fruit salad, and give them each a fun twist? You get delicious, healthy versions of your favourite desserts!

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Add some pumpkin to your cheesecake for a healthy dose of beta-carotene.

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Carrot Tube Cake With Ricotta Drizzle

Who doesn’t love carrot cake? The sweetness of pineapple and raisins complements the carrots while the nuts bring additional flavour. Using ricotta cheese instead of cream cheese reduces the fat content in this recipe.

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Pumpkin Maple Cheesecake

If you’re going to indulge in a slice of rich, creamy, cheesecake, choose this one and you’ll also get a huge helping of beta-carotene, the antioxidant in pumpkin that helps fight cancer and other chronic diseases.

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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies With Dried Blueberries

Perfect for the entire family, these delicious oatmeal cookies are great for your late-morning cravings and the kids’ after-school snacks.

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From brownies and tiny tea cakes to tortes and delicate pastries, satisfy the sweet cravings of your family and friends every time with this wonderful treat. With easy step-by-step instructions, you’ll whip up yummy classics from cheesecakes, crisps, and strudels to more exotic delights such as mousses, madeleines, and sorbets. Plus, it’s loaded with helpful tips and baking techniques, and even features 30 recipes that indicate dietary concerns such as diabetes, glutenintolerance, lowcarb, and more.

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