Recipes: Desserts

Easy Fruity Sherbets

  • 5 cups your choice of one fruit, such as any variety of berry, melon (including watermelon), pineapple, or mango
  • 2/3 cup calorie-free “measures like sugar” sweetener such as Splenda®
  • 2/3 cup water, plus ¼ c. cold water
  • 4 tsp. lemon
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Delectable Heart Healthy Smoothies

Green Smoothie
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup berries (use one type or mix it up!)
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 kiwi
  • 2-3 cups baby spinach
  • 1 Tbsp. flax seed
  • 8 oz. of one of the following (your choice): unsweetened coconut water, pineapple
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V8® Splash Ice Cream Soda

  • 1/2 cup chilled Diet V8® Splash Tropical Blend
  • 1/2 cup chilled plain seltzer or diet lemon-lime soda
  • 1/4 cup vanilla no-sugar-added ice cream
Directions Prep Time: 5 min. Fill glass with Splash and seltzer. Top with ice cream. Serves… Read more

V8® Splash and Blast Smoothie

  • 1 cup Diet V8® Splash, any flavor
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 medium banana, sliced
  • 1 ice cube
Directions Prep Time: 5 min. Add Splash, yogurt, banana and ice cube to blender jar. Cover and blend until smooth.… Read more

V8® Berry Shortcake

  • 1 box (16oz.) angel food cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups Diet V8® Splash Berry Blend
  • 6 cups cut-up fresh strawberries, blueberries and raspberries
  • 1 1/2 cups light whipped topping
Directions Prep Time: 10 min. Cook Time: 40 min. Preheat… Read more

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

  • 8 large strawberries, with stems
  • 1/2 lb dark chocolate (Baker’s unsweetened*), chopped
Tips for chocolate dipped strawberries When buying strawberries, the best way to determine their sweetness is simply by smelling them. Choosing “stem berries” although more expensive, makes… Read more

Apple and Cranberry Cobbler

  • 6 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, cut into 8 slices each
  • 2 cups whole fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup splenda or other no calorie sweetener
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups Oat Topping (see recipe below)
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