Lemon Breakfast Parfaits

For a smart start in the morning, dish up these healthful layered parfaits of fruit and couscous.



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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
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Ingredients
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    3/4  cup 
    fat-free milk
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     Dash 
    salt
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    1/3  cup 
    couscous
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    1/2  cup 
    lemon low-fat yogurt
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    1/2  cup 
    reduced-calorie dairy sour cream
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    1   tablespoon 
    honey
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    finely shredded lemon peel
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    3   cups 
    assorted fruit, such as sliced strawberries, kiwifruit, nectarine, or star fruit; and/or blueberries or raspberries
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    Chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
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    Fresh mint (optional)

Directions
1.
In a medium saucepan bring the milk and salt to boiling; stir in the couscous. Simmer, covered, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a fork until fluffy. Cool.
2.
In a small bowl combine the yogurt, sour cream, honey, and lemon peel; stir into the couscous. In another bowl combine desired fruit.
3.
To serve, divide half of the fruit mixture among 6 parfait glasses. Spoon couscous mixture over fruit; top with remaining fruit. If desired, garnish with chopped crystallized ginger and mint. Makes 6 servings.
Exchanages:

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1 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Fat
Make Ahead Tip
  • Prepare couscous mixture; cover and chill up to 4 hours. Prepare fruit; cover and chill up to 4 hours.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 127, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 6, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 22, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 5, sodium (mg) 70, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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