>> Friday, February 11, 2011
Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts. My step-mom's daughter-in-law (step SIL?) makes these wonderful cheesecake bites that taste like something you might find at the pearly gates of heaven, and seriously the last time my dad had a party and she made them, I ate like 10. And then I hid another 10 for my trip home.
Since I can't eat like that anymore, Im forced to make healthy alternatives to my favorite foods. Desserts are especially hard to make healthy, and I generally don't like artificial sweeteners, but I was literally going out of my mind eating nothing but lean mean and vegetables so I HAD to have something.
This is an Italian cheesecake, and definitely not as dense as the American cheesecake we're all used to ordering at Cheesecake Factory. But trust me, after all those weeks of not eating anything sweet, this is just absolutely delicious.
Here's the recipe: