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                          CITRUS BANANA CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CRUST-----
    1       c            Soft whole wheat bread
                         Crumbs
                         Pn Cardamom
      1/4   c            Artificial Brown Sugar
    2       tb           Margarine
                         -----FILLING-----
    1                    Envelope Unflavored Gelatin
    2       tb           Artificial Sugar
      2/3   c            Unsweetened Grapefruit Juice
    2       c            Cottage Cheese
    1       sm           Banana
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       sm           Pink Grapefruit
    4                    Fresh Strawberries (Opt)
 
   1 Crust: in a bowl combine bread crumbs, sweetener and
   cardamom.  With fingers,rub in margarine.  Press onto
   bottom of 8 inch springform pan.
   
   2 Filling:  In a small dish or measure, sprinkle
   gelatin over 1/4 Cup of the grapefruit juice and let
   stand for 5 minutes to soften.  Place dish of gelatin
   in pan of hot water and stir until gelatin dissolves
   completely. Cool to room temperature.
   
   3 In food processor or blender, combine cottage
   cheese, banana, remaining juice.  Puree until smooth.
   
   4 Stir in dissolved gelatin and vanilla.  Pour into
   crust.
   
   5 Cover and chill in refrigerator for 2 to 4 hours or
   until set.
   
   6 Remove sides from Pan and with wide metal lifter,
   slip cheesecake off bottom of pan onto serving plate,
   or leave on base of springform pan.
   
   7 Peel grapefruit, removing all white pith.  Separate
   segments and arrange on top of cheesecake.  Slice
   strawberries and add to garnish if desired.
   
   Each serving is 1/8 of cheesecake.
   
   Nutrition info. 1 protein choice 14 g carbohydrate 540
   kilojules 11/2 Fruit & Vegetable          9 g protein
   :          128 calories OR 4 g fat
         1    protein choice
         1    starchy choice
   
   Source: Light & Easy Choices Author: Kay Spicer ISBN
   0-919959-20-2 From: Gord Hannah
                      Date: 18 Dec 96
  
 
 
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