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Summer Fruit ParfaitThis snack combines low-calorie fruits and good sources of protein for a light mid-afternoon nosh. The combination of protein and fruit will fill you up, keeping your from overindulging come lunchtime.
3 tablespoons evaporated cane juice
1/4 cup cranberry nectar or juice
1 cup diced peaches
1 cup raspberries
1 cup blueberries
1 cup blackberries
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese
3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
2 teaspoons evaporated cane juice
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Seeds scraped from 1/4 vanilla bean
1. Combine the cane juice, cranberry nectar, peaches, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries in a large bowl. Lightly crush the fruit while mixing the ingredients together until the cane juice is dissolved.
2. Combine the yogurt, cream cheese, maple syrup, cane juice, vanilla, and scraped vanilla seeds in a blender and blend until well mixed.
3. Layer 1/4 cup fruit with 3 tablespoons vanilla sauce in each of eight small parfait glasses.
Each serving contains:
28 g carbohydrate
1 g fat
4 mg sodium
4 g protein
125 mg sodium
0 g fiber