Some countries have the marvelously healthy custom of serving fresh fruit for dessert. Ours isn’t one of them. Hand dinner guests an apple and their smiles are merely polite. No, to qualify as a dinner party dessert, that apple must be peeled, sweetened, mixed and baked into a form recognized as ‘dessert’.

But then the apple is not quite so healthy after being mixed with all that sugar and white flour. Your diet says you shouldn’t eat like that, but you’re having a dinner party. Your diet meal plan specified ‘water-based fruit’ for dessert. What to serve?

Here’s a recipe for melon with honey ginger sauce that turns that same low-calorie cantaloupe and honeydew you ate for breakfast into an elegant dinner, low-calorie dessert. Click on “Continue reading…” for the recipe.

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