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VIDEO: Mini Lemon Cheesecake

Try this super simple one-serving lemon cheesecake to satisfy your dessert cravings!

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 lemons
  • Ginger cookies (such as Speculoos) or graham crackers

Method

  1. Place cream cheese (e.g. Philadelphia) in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add powdered sugar.
  3. Beat ingredients together.
  4. Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the juice of one half into the mixture.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Cut the top and bottom off of a lemon and hollow.
  7. Fill the hollowed-out lemon with the whipped mixture.
  8. Crush ginger cookies and sprinkle the crumbles on top.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Top rated Easy Greek recipes

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Here is a great recipe for greek pizza, if you have leftovers from a salad, super healthy!

  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 (6-inch) whole wheat pita breads (100 calories each)
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • to taste
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano
  • chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • halved and sliced thin
  • 12 pitted kalamata olives
  • halved
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • halved
  • 1/2 cup hummus
  • 1/2 part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • shredded
  • 4 Tbsp (1 oz) crumbled feta cheese
  • Tzatziki
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp English cucumber
  • finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • finely minced
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • to taste
4/5 (38 Votes)

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This is my healthier version of the traditional greek spanakopita

  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8-10 ounce frozen spinach (thawed)
  • juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 12 ounce crumbled fresh feta cheese
  • 2 medium eggs
  • beaten (organic)
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 stick butter ( fat free
  • melted)
  • 1 package phyllo pastry sheets
  • 1/4 cup dried oregano
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
4/5 (39 Votes)

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I thought I would make thirsty thursday interesting with a little ouzo, and a little vodka

  • 1 1/4 ounce vodka
  • 1/4 ounce ouzo
  • Olive
  • for garnish
4/5 (31 Votes)

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So I love grilled foods in the summertime, why not keep it healthy but still savory? These Greek Kabobs are great!

  • 24 grape or small cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces feta cheese
  • cut into 12 (1/2-inch) cubes
  • 12 pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/2 small red or sweet onion
  • cut into 12 (1/2-inch) pieces
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • Special equipment: 12 (6-inch) bamboo or wood skewers
4.1/5 (16 Votes)

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Peel the vegetables, leaving a few leaves

  • 12 small fresh onions
  • 6 baby carrots
  • 12 young turnips
  • 6 mini cauliflower
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 lemon (organic)
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • cilantro leaves
  • scant 1 cup of dry white wine
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
4/5 (39 Votes)

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Here is a great party pleaser with a greek twist on the traditional taco layered dip

  • 2 cups tzatziki
  • 1 cup diced English cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
3.8/5 (14 Votes)

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Great dressing for Greek salad

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
4.1/5 (18 Votes)

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Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl, being careful not to overmix

  • 1 pound ground turkey (or lean ground beef)
  • 1/2 small onion
  • minced
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • minced
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4.2/5 (13 Votes)

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chop all vegetables to desired size

  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 green pepper
  • 3 green onions
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
3.6/5 (56 Votes)

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For a fresh side dish or simply because you crave good and healthy food!

  • 2 pounds of beets
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 bunch of fresh dill chopped (or less depending on your taste)
  • 1/2 cup of dried raisins or cranberries
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tb spoon of olive oil
  • plain thick yogourt
  • salt and pepper
4.1/5 (13 Votes)

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