January 25th, 2013

The Lighter Side Of Cheesecake

In this feature, we take one food in three directions: sweet, savory and a spin. Sounds easy if you’re talking tomatoes — but a sweet burger? And with the spin, you may be in for a culinary adventure … or an atrocity. You just never know.

Whether your palate craves something sweet, something savory or a spin on cheesecake — there’s nothing better than indulging with a little less guilt. We’re not saying these versions won’t require a little treadmill action, but we can guarantee you’ll have to work a little bit less. Join WTE as our series on lightening up our favorite comfort foods draws to a close.


By Sarah

Dark chocolate, raspberries and almond crust? Ok, this healthier cheesecake might not be so bad after all. It cuts the fat, the calories and it’s even gluten free!

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By Amy

Say “cheesecake,” and something sweet likely comes to mind. But let’s reimagine this classic dessert with a savory, sundried tomato slant that makes for a great meal. And we’ve lightened up the calorie count, too!

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By April

Cheesecake’s a crowd-pleaser, it’s just too heavy for some Eaters — April included. If you like the idea of a sweet, cheesy dessert that won’t leave you sorry you ate it, give her lemony ricotta cakes a try.

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