Thursday, January 7, 2010

Blogoversary: 1-Year old today

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Happy Blogoversay today; the blog is 1-year old.  It has been a pleasure to write and to meet so many wonderful people over the past year, and I am looking forward to continually bringing nutrition information and topics of interest your way.  Each of you that have read, contributed your thoughts and ideas, or shared your feelings along the way, thank you, which has made blogging so enjoyable. 

Thank you for reading and making “From A Dietitian’s Perspective” part of your blog world. Please enjoy a piece of “fat-free chocolate cake” below.

 

Sincerely,

Anthony :)

 

  • FAT-FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPE

Ingredients:

  1. 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder,sifted
  3. 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  4. 1/2 tsp. salt
  5. 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  6. 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  7. 2 egg-whites
  8. 1 T vanilla extract
  9. 1 T white vinegar
  10. 2 T confectioners’ sugar

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 13x9 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bow., combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat the granulated sugar, yogurt, egg whites, vanilla and vinegar until fluffy, about 2 minutes.  With the mixer at low speed, gradually add the flour mixture; stir until just combined (do not over mix.) Add 2 cups water and stir until just smooth.
  4. Pour the batter into the pan.  Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes.  Cool completely in the pan on a rack.  Dust with the confectioners’ sugar.

Nutrition Information:

120 calories; 0g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 133mg sodium; 28g carbohydrate; 1g dietary fiber; 3g protein Weight Watchers Points: 2

6 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Anthony!! And thanks for this recipe, sounds great! Have a good weekend.

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  2. Congratulations, Anthony! You've a wonderful blog, and I've been following it from the beginning. May I express my appreciation and gratitude for all the effort and time you put into it...

    Hope your new year is healthy, happy, and filled with blessings, my friend.(smile)

    'Til next time,
    Mattie

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  3. Happy Belated Blogiversary, Anthony! I wish you all the success in 2010!

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  4. Anthony, you have a supportive, non-judgemental, positive friend. I have been selective with dietitians included on my connections on FB, but you have always been encouraging and positive and supportive of me. I appreciate our paths closely electronically and hope they do so in real life eventually. Congratulations.

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  5. Congratulations on your 1 year blogiversary, Anthony!! :)

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  6. Gina,Mattie,Nicole, Carol and Sybil,
    Thank you to each of you for your kind and thoughtful comments, which were very much appreicated. You make it all worthwhile!

    Again, thank you for your good wishes.

    Sincerely,
    Anthony :)

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