Among all client households served by The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, 71% are food insecure, according to the U.S. government’s official food security scale.
A way to enjoy holiday dessert with an eye toward health and affordability is to keep the portions small. With only an hour of time from preparation to table, these Key Lime Tartlets from The Food Bank’s kitchen recipe book fit the bill.
½ cup graham-cracker crumbs
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp finely chopped pecans
1 ½ tbsp fat-free Greek yogurt
½ tsp olive oil
¼ cup heavy cream
2 tsp confectioners’ sugar
½ tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup key lime juice
7 ounces fat-free sweetened condensed milk
2 egg whites
Nutritional info: Per serving: 73.3 calories, 2.1 g fat, 17.3 mg cholesterol, 38.3 mg sodium, 11.6 carbs, 0.2 g fiber, 2.6 g protein. Source: The Sparkpeople CookbookComments Off
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