Cannoli Dip: A delicious decadent treat that fits perfect into the 21 Day Fix!

Cannoli Fruit Dip

By on January 18, 2016

OMG! This is my newest favorite snack! If you know me you know that I do love sweets! When I began this health and fitness journey I decided that to be successful I needed to continue to enjoy myself. This includes yummy sweets and treats!   This recipe fits the bill! It is rich, delicious, tastes like a cheat but fits in the 21 Day Fix Plan or other healthy eating program perfectly!

I love cannoli’s and who doesn’t? With their rich creamy, cheesy filling what is not to like?  It is the  calories in cannoli’s I can do without!  However, now I can enjoy it for a snack or even lunch if I am feeling indulgent!  So without further delay I introduce Cannoli Fruit Dip! It is easy to make, requires minimal ingredients and tastes like a decadent treat! Who doesn’t like a rich, creamy treat? It is also a fun way to include another protein (red container) into your menu.

Not only is this a great snack (you can eat the whole thing by yourself without guilt or worry) it can be a healthy finger food to bring to a party or gathering. Combine it with a pretty fruit tray and you will have a gorgeous display! Add miniature chocolate chips to this dip and you can’t go wrong! You can dip without worry!

This cannoli dip uses ricotta cheese, a bit of plain Greek yogurt, agave syrup and vanilla or almond extract (I love almond extract in this dip). And don’t forget those miniature chocolate chips! The whole recipe counts as 1 red container (protein) and 2-3 teaspoons. Remember to count for the chocolate chips if you mix them in!

Cannoli Dip is perfect for any gathering: a bridal or baby shower; a family celebration, BUNKO night, or even a football game! So mix, dip and enjoy!

Cannoli Dip
This is a delicious decadent treat that fits into the 21 Day Fix plan perfectly! It tastes like the inside of a cannoli without the worry of straying from your healthy eating plan!
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Ingredients
  1. 3/4 cup skim ricotta cheese
  2. 1-2 tablespoon plain Greek yogurt
  3. 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract (I prefer almond)
  4. 2 teaspoons agave syrup or honey (I prefer agave)
  5. 1 tablespoon mini chips, optional
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients and chill in fridge for 2 or more hours.
  2. Serve with fresh fruit for dipping!
Notes
  1. If following the 21 Day Fix Program 1 recipe equals 1 red and 2 teaspoons.
  2. Don't forget to count chocolate chips if you mix them in!
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Hi! This is Donna. I am a grandmother, mom, wife, and a teacher. I also love cookbooks, love to bake and really enjoy food! At age 56 I have developed a love of fitness after losing 46 pounds on the 21 Day Fix! I have always struggled with my weight! When menopause struck and things got totally out of control... My weight only went up not down. My muffin top turned into a bakery shelf. I desperately wanted to lose weight and improve my health. I wanted to be able to play and keep up with my beautiful grandchildren. Nothing I tried worked until I found the 21 Day Fix. Now instead of a tight size 16 I wear a comfortable 8 and even some 6's! At age 56 I am in the best shape of my life. My current goals are to improve my strength and to continue toning my body. I along with my daughter, Danielle, am here to help you reach your own fitness goals! You are never too young or old to become fitter, healthier, and stronger!

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