My vegetarian cooking skills are really getting a workout with my husband and daughter fasting from meat for Lent. I'm dieting (new size 4 pants are looser). I'm used to tweaking recipes with lowfat, sugarfree options anyway. But husband is cutting sweets, dairy and eggs. So I'm expanding the diet repertoire. I'm using some old La Lache League recipes from my "Whole Foods for the Whole Family" cookbook Here's my revamped version of LLL gingerbread with "cream cheese" frosting. One suggestion I would add to this is to use egg whites. Diet Recipe Lowfat, Low Sugar Gingerbread with Cream Cheese Frosting
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