Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

If there are 2 thing I love, it’s sweets and dairy. Now this can become problamtic if you are trying to eat healthy and watch your calories. But every now and then you just need something sweet and creamy in your life right!?  If you love Cheesecake, then you are going to love this recipe for Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake! I’ve never made my own cheesecake before, but now that I know how easy it is (and how many calories I can eliminate by making it myself) I’ll never buy another one from the store! This recipe is super easy and quick, and the cheesecake taste amazing! And at less than 300 calories a slice, it’s sure to please your sweet tooth, without making your hips sad! 

Here is the recipe for the Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake:

You Will Need:

For the crust:

  • 6 full sheet graham crackers
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)

For the filling:

  • 8 oz reduced fat cream cheese (softened)
  •  3/4 cup greek yogurt (plain)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips
  • Optional: caramel for drizzling

Steps for making my Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake:

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line the bottom of a springform pan with parchment paper.

Step 2: Make your crust. In a blender or food processor add your coconut oil and graham crackers and pulse until sand like texture. Take your crust mix and press into the bottom of your springform pam. Make sure it’s even and pressed down firmly. Bake your crust for 8 minutes and allow to cool before moving on to the next step.

Step 3: Beat your cream cheese for about 1 minute in your mixer. Add in your yogurt, egg whites, sugar, and flour until mixture is smooth (about 3 minutes). Then add your lemon juice and vanilla, beat for 1 additional minute until combined. Then fold in the chocolate chips.

Step 4: Pour your mixture over the crust in your springform pan and bake for 25 minutes, (at the 20 minute mark cover your cheesecake in foil so the top doesn’t burn). Allow to cool for 20 minutes and then chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours.

low calorie cheesecake

That’s it! Homemade low calorie chocolate chip cheesecake that is easy to make and tastes oh-so-yummy. Enjoy!

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Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
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Serves: 1 cheesecake
 
Ingredients
  • For the crust:
  • 6 full sheet graham crackers
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
  • For the filling:
  • 8 oz reduced fat cream cheese (softened)
  • ¾ cup greek yogurt (plain)
  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ cup mini dark chocolate chips
  • Optional: caramel for drizzling
Instructions
  1. Step 1: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line the bottom of a springform pan with parchment paper.
  2. Step 2: Make your crust. In a blender or food processor add your coconut oil and graham crackers and pulse until sand like texture. Take your crust mix and press into the bottom of your springform pam. Make sure it's even and pressed down firmly. Bake your crust for 8 minutes and allow to cool before moving on to the next step.
  3. Step 3: Beat your cream cheese for about 1 minute in your mixer. Add in your yogurt, egg whites, sugar, and flour until mixture is smooth (about 3 minutes). Then add your lemon juice and vanilla, beat for 1 additional minute until combined. Then fold in the chocolate chips.
  4. Step 4: Pour your mixture over the crust in your springform pan and bake for 25 minutes, (at the 20 minute mark cover your cheesecake in foil so the top doesn't burn). Allow to cool for 20 minutes and then chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours.

 

Here are the Nutrition Facts for this Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Recipe:

Serving size- 1 slice

Calories- 283

Fat- 5.3g

Protein- 14g

Sodium- 461gm

 

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Comments

  1. lissa crane says

    I love that this is a new low calorie twist to an old favorite of mine! Now that I’m saving calories, I can have two pieces! Ha!

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