Citrus Salsa



Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time:

Serves: 5



Ingredients

4 roma tomatoes

2 large oranges, peeled and diced

1 large Vidalia onion, peeled and chopped

2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1/4 cup fresh orange juice

3 (1 gram) packets SPLENDA

1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon salt



Directions Bring small saucepan of water to a boil. Blanch tomatoes

for 30 seconds, and then rinse with cold water. Peel and chop

tomatoes.



Place all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until mixed

thoroughly. Allow to stand at room temperature for one hour. Mix and

serve. Refrigerate any unused salsa.



Serve Citrus Salsa with baked tortilla chips or on top of grilled

chicken or fish.

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Deliciously Simple Applesauce



Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Serves: 8



Ingredients

3 pounds apples - peeled, cored and chopped

3 cups water

1/4 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon



Directions Place apples in a large saucepan and just barely cover

with water. Simmer over medium-low heat until apples are tender, 15

to 20 minutes.

Run cooked apples through a food mill or blender. Stir in the SPLENDA

Granulated Sweetener, lemon juice, cinnamon. Cook over medium heat

for about 3 to 5 minutes.



Exchanges per Serving

1 1/2 Fruits

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Raspberry Hot Chocolate



Prep Time: 2 Minutes

Cook Time:

Serves: 1



Ingredients

2 packets SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener Flavor Accents, Raspberry

1 packet sugar free hot cocoa mix

1 cup 1% milk

Directions Mix Splenda No Calorie Sweetener Flavor Accents, Raspberry

and dry cocoa mix together in a mug or coffee cup. Heat milk on stove

top or microwave.

Pour hot milk into mug. Stir well. Serve immediately.



Serving Size: 1 recipe (about 8 oz)



Exchanges per Serving: 1 Reduced Fat Milk

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Chocolate Velvet Mousse



Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Serves: 6



Ingredients

3 ounces unsweetened chocolate

1 cup low fat milk

1/4 cup egg substitute


1/2 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

1 teaspoon cornstarch

2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (or Curacao, Triple Sec, or brandy)*

1/2 cup heavy cream

3 cups sliced strawberries



Directions Place chocolate and milk in a medium saucepan. Heat over

medium heat until chocolate melts. Set aside.

Stir together egg substitute, SPLENDA Granulated Sweetener,

cornstarch and Grand Marnier in a small mixing bowl. Add to chocolate

mixture. Stir constantly. Cook over medium heat while stirring

constantly, until mixture begins to thicken (approx. 3-4 minutes).

Remove from heat and pour into the bowl of a blender or food

processor. Blend or process briefly (10-20 seconds) to make a more

creamy texture. Pour into medium bowl and cover.

Refrigerate chocolate mixture approx. 2-3 hours or until cool. Whip

cream until stiff and fold into chocolate. Refrigerate overnight to

set. Will keep refrigerated for 3 days.



To serve, layer strawberries and mousse in 6 all- purpose wine

glasses.



Note

Alcohol can be replaced with 1 teaspoon orange extract.

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Enjoy!

Kelly in IL