Frozen desserts and miscellaneous treats
I haven't tried these yet, but I plan on it.
Banana Berry Pops
1 c strawberries
1 medium banana
1/2 c mandarin oranges
1/4 c lowfat plain yogurt
2 tsp strawberry jam
Combine all in the blender. Pour in 8 popsicle molds.
1 1/4 c lowfat vanilla frozen yogurt
1 1/4 c orange juice
1/2 c nonfat plain yogurt
Combine ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour in 8 popsicle molds.
(55 calories, 0g fat, 11g carbs, 0g fiber, 2g protein, 11g sugar)
1 medium banana
1 c mangos, chopped
1/2 c pineapple juice
1/2 c lowfat coconut milk
1 Tbls honey
1 Tbls fresh lime juice
Combine the banana, 3/4 cup of the mango, pineapple juice, coconut milk, honey and lime juice in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour mixture into the popsicle molds. Drop a few pieces the remaining mango into each mold.
(63 calories, 1g fat, 12g carbs, 1g fiber, 1g protein, 10g sugar)
1 c seedless watermelon chunks
1 c orange juice
1 c water
Combine all in the blender. Pour in popsicle molds.
Let me know if anyone tries/has tried any of these. :)
Blizzard (sort of)
1/2 oz sugar free, fat free Jello Brand Instant Pudding Mix
(You can use whatever flavour you like)
1 cup skim milk
1 cup ice
Pour the skim milk into a blender, then add the Jello pudding powder. Blend until thouroughly mixed. Add the ice and blend until ice is completely crushed into the pudding mixture.
Pour into a parfait or fancy dish and top with some fresh berries or a little grated dark chocolate - enjoy! :D
Makes 1 serving at 3 points
Yogurt, Mango, Pineapple, Ginger-Mint Popsicles
I got some popsicle molds for my birthday and this is my first experiment:
1 C Nonfat Yogurt
1 6oz can Pineapple Juice
1 whole Mango (peeled and chopped)
1 1-inch knob Ginger (peeled and chopped)
3 srpigs Mint
2 tablespoons Sugar Syrup
Microwave the ginger in the juice for 2 minutes, then strain. Blend everything in a blender, then pour into molds and freeze for 4 hours.
I think I might reduce the amount of yogurt and add more juice in the future.
* 1 cup sliced strawberries
* 1 large sliced banana
* 2 cups low fat vanilla or strawberry yogurt
* 2 cups low fat granola
In four glasses or goblets, alternately layer strawberries, yogurt, granola, and banana, finishing with a light sprinkling of granola on top, with a few slivers of strawberry for garnish. Chill or eat immediately.
Per Serving: Calories 400, Calories from Fat 46, Total Fat 5.1g (sat 1.6g), Cholesterol 6mg, Sodium 217mg, Carbohydrate 77, Fiber 5.4g, Protein 11.4g
4 ounces of sour cream
16 ounces of Cool Whip
2 cans pineapple chunks, drained
2 cans mandarin oranges, drained
2 jars maraschino cherries, drained
1 cup of coconut flakes
1/2 bag mini marshmallows
Combine sour cream and Cool Whip. Fold in all other ingredients. Chill covered for at least 2 hours.
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