Thursday, August 22, 2013

Step Up to the Calorie Counter: Lemon Breakfast Parfait

Easy breakfast dish? Plenty of fruit, a little protein and a delightful presentation? Yes, please.

And, as Donkey is wont to say, "Who doesn't like a parfait?" 

This Lemon Breakfast Parfait recipe is courtesy of Master Forks and is perfect for diabetic diners.

  • 3/4 c  fat-free milk
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/3 c  quick-cooking couscous
  • 1/2 c  lemon low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 c  light dairy sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp  honey
  • 1/4 tsp  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 3 c  assorted fruit (such as sliced strawberries, nectarines, or star fruit; sliced peeled kiwifruit; blueberries; and/or raspberries)
1. In a medium saucepan combine milk and salt. Bring to boiling. Stir in couscous; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Cool.
2. In a small bowl combine yogurt, sour cream, honey, and lemon peel; stir into couscous mixture.
3. To serve, spoon half of the fruit into 6 parfait glasses. Spoon couscous mixture over fruit; top with the remaining fruit. Makes 6 servings

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