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RECIPE: Raspberry Ribbon Parfait

Enjoy this diabetic friendly, healthy dessert for the holidays

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SAN ANTONIOThanks to the Texas Diabetes Institute, they have provided us with a low-calorie diabetic friendly, dessert recipe!

Raspberry Ribbon Parfait

Preparation time: 2.5 hours
Number of servings : 6 (1-ounce serving)
Ingredients:
For Crust
  • 4 large graham crackers
  • 3 Tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 2 (6 ounces ) containers of low-fat, no sugar added raspberry yogurt
For Filling
  • 1 (0.3 ounces ) box of sugar-free raspberry gelatin
  • ¼ cup boiling water
  • 1 (8 ounces ) container of fat-free whipped topping
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries

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Directions
  1. Crust: grind graham crackers in a food processor until finely crumbled. Add melted margarine and mix well. Evenly divide the crust mixture into each serving cup using a spoon, pressing crumbs down for a packed crust. Add a layer of whole raspberries to each serving cup.
  2. Filling: dissolve raspberry gelatin into boiling water in a mixing bowl. After gelatin is completely dissolved, stir in yogurt and whipped topping using a wire whisk, and mix thoroughly. Evenly divide mixture on top of raspberries in each serving cup and refrigerate for 2 hours.


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Nutrition Information

  • Calories:  120
  • Carbohydrate:  21 grams
  • Fiber:  1 gram
  • Total fat:  2 grams
  • Saturated fat:  0 grams
  • Sodium:  70 milligrams
Source : Clarissa Rivera MS, RDN, LD, CDE, Dietitian Diabetes Educator
(Recipe source : Clarissa Rivera MS, RDN, LD, CDE, Dietitian Diabetes Educator)

For more information on healthy, diabetic friendly and low-calorie recipes, you can visit University Health System at www.universityhealthsystem.com , or call 210-358-7100.

Information courtesy University Health System and Texas Diabetes Institute

 


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