A healthy diet and sweet treats. When you read this, I am sure that you think these two things are incompatible. Are they?
I did some experimenting and baked a “Fitness Cheesecake”, which is great in taste but also from a nutritional viewpoint. A healthy diet while still eating some cake is possible!
- 600g cream cheese (I used a low-fat /high-protein cream cheese from Philadelphia)
- 300g yogurt (I used a yogurt with 0.1% fat)
- 40g of cane sugar
- 70g birch sugar (or xylitol)
- 1 organic lemon
- 1 pkg. Gelatin or agar
- 80g grated nuts (walnuts or hazelnuts are good)
- 180g spelt-wholemeal flour
- 120g butter
- You mix the cane and birch sugar and knead 50g of it with the grated nuts, the spelt-wholegrain flour and the butter into a dough. In addition, you preheat your oven to 180 °.
- Now you grease your springform and put out the dough in. You can lay out only the floor, or even the walls with the dough.
- You bake the dough on medium rack for 10 minutes and leave it to cool down (you can turn your oven off).
- For the filling you mix the cream cheese and the yoghurt. Finally you grind (depending on your taste) the lemon peel and mix it under.
- Now you squeeze the lemon and add water to the juice of the lemon so you get 150ml of liquid in a pot. Add a packet of gelatin or agar and cook briefly.
- Then add the remaining sugar mixture, stir in the sugar and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes.
- Mix the hot liquid with the cream cheese yoghurt mass and fill it into the springform.
- Leave it for for 30 minutes while you preheat your oven to 180 ° again.
- Bake the cheesecake at 180 ° on medium rail for 30 minutes.
Your cheesecake is ready!
The ingredients I’ve used create a cheesecake with the following nutritional values:
- Fat: 55g
- Carbohydrates: 90.6g (of which 89.9g sugar)
- Protein: 98.6g
Per piece (12 pieces in total) see the following nutritional values:
- Fat: 5.5g
- Sugar: 7.5g (of which 7.4g sugar)
- Protein: 8.2g
In sum, a piece has about 114 kcal, a sweet temptation that you can indulge in!
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