5/21/2011

Healthy Recipe: Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Looking for a sweet (and healthy) recipe that will help you cool down this summer?  Try this recipe for strawberry frozen yogurt that does not require a lot of time or culinary skill.  The best part about it is that you do not need an ice cream machine to make this tasty treat.





Prep Time:10 minutes
Ready in:10 minutes
Yield:4 servings, about 3/4 cup each
Ease of Prep:Easy

Recipe Ingredients
 1 16-ounce package IQF (individually quick-frozen) unsweetened strawberries (about 3 1/2 cups)
 1/2 cup sugar , preferably instant-dissolving
 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt or buttermilk
 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Recipe Directions

  1. Combine frozen strawberries and sugar in a food processor. 
  2. Pulse until coarsely chopped. 
  3. Combine yogurt (or buttermilk) and lemon juice; with the machine running, gradually pour the mixture through the feed tube. 
  4. Process until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the workbowl once or twice. (The frozen yogurt should be firm enough to be served directly from the food processor, but if it is a little soft, let it harden in the freezer for about 30 minutes.)
(Freeze for up to 1 week.)

Health Advantages: low calorie, low carb, low sat fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart healthy.

Nutrition Information
Servings Per Recipe: 4
 Amount Per serving
 Calories:150 cal  Carbohydrate Servings:2 1/2
 Carbohydrates:21 g Dietary Fiber:2 g Cholesterol:1 mg
 Fat:0 g Sodium:12 mg Saturated Fat:0 g
 Protein:2 g Potassium:157 mg Monounsaturated Fat:0 g
 Nutrition Bonus:50 mg Vitamin C (80% Daily Value).

(From www.eatingwell.com)

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