June 24, 2012

Hello summer!



Allie Oop says hi

breakfast of champions

angel food cake, kiwi, red grapes + strawberries (thanks, Mom!)


mini kalanchoe from Trader Joe's


we finally have a kitchen table! Woohoo!


on the window sill this week



Billee and I made light tiramisu this week!

It was amaaaazing!  (Not to mention only 150 calories a serving!)

► Here's another variation using instant pudding mix
 - posted to my Livestrong recipes

Light Tiramisu 


what you need

2tbs
Instant Coffee
1tbs
sugar
1c
cup boiling water
2pkg
(3 oz. each) ladyfingers 
2pkg
(8 oz. each) Fat Free cream cheese, softened
1/2c
 sugar
2c
thawed light Whipped Topping
1tsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
DISSOLVE combined coffee granules and 1 Tbsp. sugar in boiling water. Arrange 1 pkg. ladyfingers on bottom of 13x9-inch dish; brush with 1/2 cup coffee.


make it




BEAT cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add 1/2 cup sugar; mix well. Whisk in COOL WHIP.
SPREAD half the cream cheese mixture over ladyfingers in dish; top with remaining ladyfingers. Brush with remaining coffee mixture; cover with remaining cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with cocoa powder. Refrigerate 3 hours.
SPECIAL EXTRA
Add 2 Tbsp. almond-flavored liqueur or brandy to cream cheese along with the 1/2 cup sugar.
servings




total:
12 servings

nutritional info per serving

Calories
 150
 3 g
 55 mg
 250 mg
 24 g
 21 g
Protein
 7 g
Vitamin A
 15 %DV
Vitamin C
 0 %DV
 20 %DV


13 comments:

  1. CAKE ...me need to make this....does it taste similar not using mascarpone?

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    1. Hm, I think it tastes a little different, but I can't remember the last time i had the real thing!

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  2. Wow thanks for the recipe! I definitely want to make this for my family sometime soon. Love the interior shot with the kitchen table, soo cute and homey!

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  3. Allie Oop looks so adorable in that pic! What a photogenic puppy :D
    Oh and that Tiramisu recipe is going in my to-do list of the weekend. Thanks! hehe

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  4. OH MY GOSH.

    TIRAMISU.

    Oh yes, your puppy is the cutest!
    And hooray for finally having a kitchen table!

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  5. I REALLY like the photo of your kitchen table + Allie Oop. Your home looks so cozy~~

    AND of course the tiramisu looks amazing T T

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  6. AHH I LOVE TIRAMISU! And thank you for the recipe! Your house looks so nice and cozy, like straight out of a home magazine.

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    1. Oh my goodness thanks Thao :D

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  7. Hey Veronica and Allie Oop! :)
    I love tiramisu, too. Your tiramisu looks great!
    私もティラミス好き!ヴェロニカが作ったティラミス、おいしそうだね!

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