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Cutting Calories From Your Favorite Foods

10.18 Lisa Lillian

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Lisa Lillien, the New York Times bestselling author of the Hungry Girl series and popular Food Network TV host, is back witha new book, Hungry Girl To The Max!

She joined The Couch to reveal surprising ways to create some decadent foods without any of the guilt. Below, find her recipe for Death By Chocolate Brownies – only 174 calories per serving!

Death By Chocolate Brownies By The Hungry Girl

1⁄16th of recipe (1 brownie): 174 calories, 4g fat, 288mg sodium, 33.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 19.5g sugars, 2g protein

Ingredients

1 sugar-free chocolate pudding snack with 60 calories or less
1⁄3 cup chocolate frosting
2 tablespoons light chocolate syrup
1 box moist-style devils food cake mix (15.25 to 18.25 ounces)
One 15-ounce can pure pumpkin
1⁄4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 9-inch by 13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
In a medium bowl, mix pudding, frosting, and syrup. Cover and refrigerate.
In a large bowl, thoroughly mix cake mix, pumpkin, and chocolate chips. (Batter will be thick.) Spread mixture into the baking pan.
Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out mostly clean, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool completely.
Evenly spread pudding mixture over brownies. Refrigerate until topping is set, about 15 minutes.
Slice and enjoy!
(Refrigerate leftovers.)
MAKES 16 SERVINGS