Mocha Ricotta Creme
from the South Beach diet

Relax and give yourself a treat tonight! This dessert is perfect for chocoholics or anyone looking for a tasty way to top off a meal.

Serves 1

1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 package sugar substitute
Dash espresso powder (or instant decaf coffee)
5 mini chocolate chips

Mix together the ricotta, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and sugar substitute in a dessert bowl. Serve chilled with a dusting of espresso powder and sprinkled with the mini chocolate chips.

Nutritional Information:
261 calories
14 g total fat (9 g sat)
42 mg cholesterol 17 g carbohydrate
15 g protein
0 g fiber
177 mg sodium