Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Trim, Healthy, Mama Harvest Treats - Pumpkin Cheesecakes

 Pumpkin Cheesecake Tarts - Trim, Healthy Mama  S 
Harvest Treats

CRUST for the tarts
3/4 cup almond meal, almond flour, or home ground almonds

1.5 T melted butter or coconut oil
1.5 T  Truvia sweetener
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp allspice


  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Greek yogurt style cream cheese or Neufchatel cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup  canned 100% Pure Pumpkin or cooked butternut, or other winter squash from your garden
  • 1/2 cup granulated Truvia plus a few sprinkles of pure stevia extract powder (I use Trader Joe's) -- to taste1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or use  1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. ginger, 1/8 tsp. allspice, pinch of nutmeg)
  • 2 teaspoons real vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt, plain, unsweetened, mixed with 1 tsp. Truvia
  • 1/4 cup Sugar Free Hershey's Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, melted with 1 tsp. coconut oil or butter

PREHEAT oven to 325*. Line a 12 hole muffin pan with paper or aluminum foil liners.

 almond meal, spices, sweetener and butter in small bowl. Press scant tablespoon onto bottom of each of prepared muffin cups. Bake for 5 minutes.

BEAT cream cheese, pumpkin, sweetener, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until blended. Add eggs; beat well. Pour into muffin cups, filling 3/4 full.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack. Remove tarts from pan; refrigerate. Right before serving garnish the tarts with sweetened yogurt, and a drizzle of melted sugar free chocolate chips.

 Place morsels in small, heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 20 seconds; knead. Microwave at additional 10-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over tarts.

 The following recipe was adjusted to make it low carb and Trim, Healthy, Mama -- friendly. You can learn more or order the book for your family at www.trimhealthymama.com or see their page on Facebook.


1 comment:

Stacy said...

I'm currently addicted to Greek yogurt cream cheese. It's amazing. The end. :-)
Thanks for linking at Trim Healthy Tuesday!
~Stacy @ Stacy Makes Cents