Easy Healthy Desserts – Go Green with Frozen Pistachio Pudding Dessert Pie

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Looking for Easy Healthy Desserts this St Patrick’s Day?

Wow, if you are looking for easy healthy desserts look no further than this velvety Frozen Pistachio Pudding Dessert Pie! My husband said this Frozen Pistachio Pie is his new favorite dessert.  It is so easy to make with only 6 ingredients, I made it two ways. First, I bought a pre-made chocolate crust and used fat free ice cream for an extra easy, yet delicious treat, and for the second option I used chocolate graham crackers and a little butter to make the crust and used fat free yogurt – and both are sooooo good. My Green Velevet Cake and Green King cake are green dessert recipes you must check out for St. Patrick’s Day. Remember, I feature healthy easy recipes on my healthy food blog so you can enjoy them all.

Frozen Pistachio Pudding Dessert Pie So Simple With Only 6 Ingredients

Both options make easy healthy desserts that are so simple to throw together! Chocolate fudge contrasts with rich and creamy pistachio pie for this melt-in-your-mouth super simple Frozen Pistachio Pudding Dessert Pie from my KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence cookbook.




Frozen Pistachio Pie from Holly Clegg’s KITCHEN 101 cookbook
These few ingredients create a simple refreshing indulgent pistachio pudding pie dessert recipe with hot fudge.
 
Makes 10 servings
 
1 1/2 cups crushed chocolate graham crackers
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup chopped pistachios 
1 quart fat free vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, softened
1 (4-serving) instant pistachio flavored pudding and pie filling
1/2 cup chocolate fat-free fudge topping, warmed
 
1. Preheat oven 375°F.
2. In 9-inch pie plate, stir together graham cracker crumbs, and butter, press on bottom and up sides. Bake 8 – 10 minutes. Cool completely.
3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, quickly combine the pistachios, ice cream, and pudding until well mixed. Transfer mixture into cooled crust. Freeze, covered, for at least 4 hours or until firm.  Serve with warmed chocolate fudge topping on each slice.
 
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 261, Protein (g) 5, Carbohydrate (g) 50, Fat (g) 6, Calories from Fat (%) 21, Saturated Fat (g) 2, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 9, Sodium (mg) 353, Diabetic Exchanges: 3 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

Terrific Tip:  Take a short cut and use a commercially prepared chocolate crust from the grocery.

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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