Monday, August 1, 2011

Coconut LIme Mousse- Atkins Friendly

It's amazing how talking about the Atkins WOE eventually quirks people's curiosity and they start investigating. I have been talking off and on about the benefits, both weight and health wise, to a friend of mine for about two years. Today, she emailed me this recipe she obviously found on the Atkins site for Coconut Lime Mousse. Being an avid lime lover, I will definitely try this one, especially since it looks so easy!

Atkins, Phases 2, 3, 4


2 oz. cream cheese
4 packets Stevia
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup heavy whipping cream


1. Using an electric mixer, beat together 2 oz soft cream cheese and 4 packets of sweetener until smooth.
2. Slowly add 1/4 cup lime juice, beating until creamy.
3. Beat in 1 tsp coconut extract (use instead of vanilla if available for more coconut flavor) and 1 cup heavy cream until fluffy.
4. Place in four bowls, sprinkle with unsweetened coconut flakes (optional, don't forget to add in extra NC carbs) and refrigerate until serving. 

Net Carbs: 4.6 grams
Fiber: 0.0 grams
Protein: 2.0 grams
Fat: 27.0 grams
Calories: 266
Makes: 4 servings

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