If you need to lower your cholesterol—or even if you're just trying to eat healthier—you don't have to give up flavor. We've got tasty, healthful recipes that your family will love and won't even notice are lower in cholesterol. Start by setting the record straight. If you are confused about good and bad fats, you're not the only one. We've got a handy guide that explains it all, as well as what to avoid and how to read labels. Eggs and oil used to be no-no's for people who wanted to lower cholesterol levels, but no more; try our recipes that include eggs and egg substitutes, as well as flavorful, healthful oils. There are lots of heart-healthy cooking shortcuts that the experts rely on; try our healthy cooking tips at home. And all of our recipes—including oatmeal, salads, and fish, as well as indulgent desserts and appetizers—can be added to your dinner rotation to help lower cholesterol.
Natural sugars from prunes and unsweetened applesauce provide sweetness to this cake. Instead of frosting, top off your cake with unsweetened whipped cream and extra dark chocolate curls. To mimic sweetness, add vanilla extract or ground cinnamon to the whipped cream.
This gorgeous no-bake cheesecake will make everyone at your table want to start with dessert first. And with the temptation of the pretzel-almond crust, creamy vanilla filling, and frozen blueberries on top, who could say no?