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Lemon Mousse

This is so super refreshing – so very lemony ! And just the perfect dessert on a hot summer night. The consistency is VERY light – it’s like eating a lemon cloud.

Lemon Mousse
Lemon Mousse

12 servings
99 calories per serving

2 .3 oz. sugar free lemon jello
2 c boiling water
14 oz. diet Sprite
¼ c lemon juice
12 oz. Cool Whip Lite, thawed

Mix jello with water and stir to dissolve then add soda and lemon juice and chill until slightly thickened. Beat until frothy and then stir in Cool Whip. Pour into individual cups and chill at least one hour.

Grapefruit Mousse

Because of the egg white contribution to this recipe, it almost tasted more like a thinner meringue than it did a mousse. But whatever the name, it was creamy, grapefruity and sweet yet tart.

Grapefruit Mousse
Grapefruit Mousse

4 servings
181 calories per serving

½ c 2% cottage cheese
¼ c low fat vanilla yogurt
3 T grapefruit juice
2 T honey
1/8 t kosher salt
2/3 c sifted powdered sugar
¼ c egg whites
1 c plus 2 T chopped fresh or jarred grapefruit pieces (drained well)
1 t mint leaves for garnish

Process cottage cheese, yogurt, juice, 1 T honey and salt in a blender until smooth. Beat powdered sugar and egg whites to stiff peaks (about 7 minutes). Fold cheese mix with egg whites and 1 c grapefruit – do not over mix or the fluffiness will deflate. Mix remaining 2 T grapefruit with 1 T honey for a garnish. Divide mouse into cups and garnish with grapefruit mix and mint.

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