Healthified Honey-Lemon Fruit Parfaits

Healthified Honey-Lemon Fruit Parfaits

Healthified Honey-Lemon Fruit Parfaits
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0 sat fat• 50% fewer calories than the original recipeĀ— see the comparison. Whole wheat couscous is the surprise whole grain in this breakfast treat.


  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • Dash salt
  • Fresh mint (optional)
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1/2 cup fat-free lemon yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 3 cups assorted fresh fruit, such as blueberries, raspberries, and/or sliced strawberries, kiwifruit, nectarine, or star fruit
  • Chopped crystallized ginger (optional)


  • In a medium saucepan, bring milk and salt to boiling; stir in couscous. Simmer, covered, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a fork until fluffy. Cool.
  • In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream, honey, and lemon peel. In another bowl, combine desired fruit.
  • To serve, divide half of the fruit mixture among six parfait glasses or dessert dishes. Spoon couscous over fruit. Spoon half of the yogurt mixture over the couscous. Top with remaining fruit. Spoon remaining yogurt mixture over the fruit. If desired, garnish with chopped crystallized ginger and mint.

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