Perfect meringues depend on totally yolk-free whites. The seemingly fussy step of separating each egg into a small bowl before combining them guarantees yolk-free whites for bakeshop-quality meringues every time. These crispy little morsels travel well and make great gifts too.
Poaching brings out the flavorful strawberry and rhubarb juices with minimal effort. An airy meringue on top of the poached fruit is a healthy (and gorgeous) stand-in for a heavier whipped-cream or ice cream topping.
This lightened-up take on the classic Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole is spiked with crushed pineapple and toasted pecans. We top it with an airy, slightly sweet meringue. You can pipe the meringue to make it look fancy or simply spread it neatly with a rubber spatula.
For a light and healthy dessert, try one of our delicious meringue recipes.
Meringues are a light and airy dessert made from whipped egg whites and sugar. Our healthy meringue recipes, including chocolate meringue recipes, lemon meringue recipes and almond meringue recipes, make delicious cookies, cakes and pies to satisfy any sweet tooth. Try our Light Lemon Meringue Pie for a healthier lemon meringue recipe or Chocolate Coconut Meringues for a delicious meringue cookie recipe.