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Eat Fit Not Fat- Fruit Tart with Graham Cracker and Toasted Walnut Crust

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It’s dessert time again in the Bohlson kitchen! It’s been way too long since I’ve whipped out my Kitchen Aid Mixer and Cuisinart Food Processor. ¬†Mike found this weeks recipe and sent it to me with the subject line ” I want this for EFNF” (eat fit not fat ūüôā ) I loved his idea! This recipe is a great addition to your next backyard BBQ or possibly even a great finish to a 4th of July get together. After making this recipe, I was able to find an even healthier version which I will post below, but I also found some pretty unhealthy versions.¬†By using a lot less butter, 1 egg white and reduced fat cream cheese and sour cream we cut so many calories. ¬†Many fruit tart recipes include almost a cup of butter or shortening, eggs and tons of sugar.¬† To me this was the perfect in between dessert, but you don’t want to blow your whole day with a 500 calories dessert.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup nuts, walnuts Рlightly toasted ( toated them approx 5 min. while oven was pre-heating)
1 cup graham cracker crumbs Рpreferably whole-wheat
1 large egg white
1 tablespoon butter Рmelted
1 tablespoon oil, peanut Рor canola oil
1 pinch salt
8 ounces cream cheese, reduced-fat Рsoftened
1/4 cup sour cream, reduced-fat
1/4 cup maple syrup- I used Grade B
Equal parts kiwi, raspberries and blueberries (or your own favorite fruits)

serves approx 12

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