Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Fat Fast Low-Carb Macadamia Nut Parfait

Macadamia nuts and cream cheese make this Fat Fast dessert delightful

After discussing the Fat Fast the other day, my friends at Low-Carb Connoisseur sent me a recipe to share with you that goes great with the Fat Fast plan. Although you are only on this diet for a few days to kickstart lipolysis, this recipe can "make doing the Fat Fast much easier and more enjoyable!" I CERTAINLY AGREE!

If you are a fan of macadamia nuts (and I am!) as well as cream cheese, then this Fat Fast Parfait recipe will tickle your tastebuds and give you a pleasurable and filling treat to get you through to the next meal. Whether you are on the Fat Fast or not, this is a healthy and delicious way to be livin' la vida low-carb. ENJOY!!!


1 8 oz package of Regular Cream Cheese
1 cup Hula Princess Macadamia Nuts
Heavy Whipping Cream
Expert Foods Mousse Mix
No calorie sweetener Splenda or Stevia
Singing Dog Sugar Free Vanilla Extract
Several small serving bowls or parfait dishes

1. To make the nut layer: Crush the Hula Princess Macadamia Nuts to a medium fine consistency.

2. To make the cream cheese layer: Whip package of cream cheese with an electric mixer and slowly add heavy whipping cream until you reach a mousse-like consistency. Stir in choice of sweetener and Singing Dog Vanilla extract to taste.

3. To make the whipped cream: Combine 1/4 cup of whipping cream with 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and sweeten to taste. Whip until it doubles in volumne but is still soft. Add 2 teaspoons Expert Foods Mousse Mix and whip untill thick but not stiff. Thin if neccessary with a little cream.

4. For each serving dish, start with a layer of crushed macadamia nuts in the bottom of the dish and alternate with the cream cheese mixture. Top with whipped cream and a few whole macadamia nuts. Chill thoroughly!

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