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Pina Colada Yogurt Parfait

The EatingWell Diet (2007)

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Take a trip to the tropics with our pina colada inspired parfait. It even makes a great breakfast when you need a sunny start to your day.



READER'S COMMENT:
"OMG this is fantastic, especially when you are craving something sweet! I used canned pineapple and it was good but next time I will use fresh pineapple. This was so good and easy to make. It kind of tastes like coconut cream pie. "
Pina Colada Yogurt Parfait

Makes: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup crushed canned pineapple, or canned mandarin oranges
  • 1 tablespoon toasted coconut, (see Tip)

Preparation

  1. Top yogurt with pineapple (or canned mandarin oranges) and coconut.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: To toast coconut: Place coconut in a small dry skillet and cook, stirring often, until golden, about 5 minutes or spread in a shallow baking dish and bake at 350°F until light golden and fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving (with pineapple): 155 calories; 3 g fat (3 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 2 g fiber; 57 mg sodium; 325 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: pineapple: 1/2 low-fat milk, 1 fruit, oranges: 1/2 low-fat milk, 1 fruit

Nutrition Note: Per serving (with oranges): 133 calories; 3 g fat (3 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 22 g carbohydrate; 5 g protein; 1 g fiber; 60 mg sodium; 333 mg potassium.1 1/2 Carbohydrate ServingsExchanges: 1/2 low-fat milk, 1 fruit


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Recipe Categories

Type of Dish
Desserts, fruit
Snack
Ethnic/Regional
American
Caribbean
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
1
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Brunch
Dessert
Snack
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