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Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Creme

Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Creme

"Pumpkin is a food to avoid during Phase 1 of the diet, and it should be limited during Phase 2 and 3. However, you can capture that pumpkin pie flavor you love with the spice combination below - a Thanksgiving variation on the South Beach Diet classic ricotta creme dessert."
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Ingredients

servings 182 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 154 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Mix together all the ingredients and chill. Scoop into dessert bowls or hollowed-out mini-pumpkins and serve.

Footnotes

  • Note
  • This recipe is optimal for Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet.
  • Copyright© 2003 Waterfront Media, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • See more from The South Beach Diet Online.

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Instead of using all the spices they recommended I just used the premade pumpkin pie spice. Much tastier and easier. I would also recommend doing like the recipe says and using low fat ricotta b...

Most helpful critical review

This was a very poor approximation of pumpkin pie in my opinion, largely due to the texture of the ricotta. A similar, but far better, recipe that is also South Beach-okay is the Mocha Ricotta ...

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Instead of using all the spices they recommended I just used the premade pumpkin pie spice. Much tastier and easier. I would also recommend doing like the recipe says and using low fat ricotta b...

This was a very poor approximation of pumpkin pie in my opinion, largely due to the texture of the ricotta. A similar, but far better, recipe that is also South Beach-okay is the Mocha Ricotta ...

This recipe is very good. I used it in phase one. Not sure if I should have but topped it w/ a dollup of fat free cool whip. Then it really gave it that pumpkin pie taste.

This was delicious! Tasted just like pumpkin pie. Next time I will reduce the amount of ginger, but very good otherwise. My favorite of all the versions of the ricotta creme desserts by far.

I don't think I can give ANY of the ricotta desserts 5 stars, but this was pretty darn good...used pumpkin pie spice instead of the others, an extra dash of cinnamon, and a bit more splenda...pl...

I love this dessert for fall. To avoid that funny texture of part-skim ricotta, I make sure to use a high-quality ricotta. It's pricier of course but makes for a much smoother ricotta creme.

Tasted pretty good as a substitute to pumpkin pie during Phase I. I also thought it was good with fat-free cool whip on top.

Ewww!! This was not good. There was too much ginger and it burned the inside of your mouth after you swallowed each bite. I made it for some friends (also doing the South Beach diet) and we all ...

I doubled the recipe and added about 1/3c sugar instead of sugar substitute and used it as a filling with the basic crepes recipe. We all loved it and plan to keep it in regullar rotation for b...

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