Glycemic Index Cookbook For Dummies
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Luckily chocolate desserts don’t have to be laden with calories and fat. This decadent chocolate mousse is low glycemic and faily low calorie. This quickie version of a mousse doesn’t require a double boiler, so it’s easy, tasty, and still satisfies your chocolate fix. What more can you ask for?

Low-Glycemic Easy Chocolate Mousse

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

One 3-1/2-ounce package instant chocolate pudding mix

1-1/4 cups lowfat milk

1/4 cup brewed coffee, cooled

One 8-ounce package frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the pudding, milk, coffee, and whipped topping with a hand mixer until thick.

  2. Divide the mousse evenly into eight glass sundae dishes or small water glasses (about 3/4 cup each).

Per serving: Calories 123 (From Fat 34); Glycemic Load 4 (Low); Fat 4g (Saturated 4g); Cholesterol 2mg; Sodium 197mg; Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 2g.

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Meri Raffetto, RD, is a registered dietitian and recognized professional in the area of nutrition and wellness; she has been featured in Healthy Living Magazine and the Chicago Tribune. She is the founder and CEO of and author of The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies.

Rosanne Rust, MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian, freelance writer, and online weight-loss coach for Real Living Nutrition Services.

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