Vanilla Lemon Berry Parfait

Fruit_and_Yogurt_Parfait

Fruit_and_Yogurt_ParfaitStrawberries, blackberries, and raspberries make this recipe a very satisfying one when it comes to sweet cravings. And because it has a vanilla ice cream pudding and yogurt, this dessert is perfect also for snacks. Berries of different kinds are great sources of anti-oxidants, as well as the many vitamins and minerals contained in it. The fat-free vanilla pudding, when mixed with yogurt, makes a creamier pudding with lots of calcium in it. Plain yogurts will always come very tasty and delicious when mixed with fruits like these berries. If you love ice cream or pudding, but prefer to take healthy options for the dessert, you will find this recipe not just satisfying, but also flavorful and creamy. This vanilla-lemon-berries parfait is one best alternative to full ice cream. With all its healthy and fresh ingredients, desserts or snacks can never be so tempting, yet so healthy and delicious.

Ingredients:
7 ounces of Fat free vanilla pudding
½ Teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Cup plain low-fat Yogurt
2 Tablespoons lemon curd
Zest of 1 whole lemon
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 Tablespoons of honey
3 Cups of mixed strawberry, raspberry, and blackberry

Procedures:
1. Whisk together in a mixing bowl the yogurt, vanilla pudding, lemon curd, and the vanilla extract, and set aside for later use.
2. Mix the lemon juice, lemon zest, and honey in a separate bowl. Pour all the berries into this mixing bowl and gently coat each piece with the honey mixture.
3. Make the parfait by scooping one scoop of the yogurt mixture in a glass or goblet. Top it with a portion of the honey-coated berries. Make another layer of the yogurt-vanilla mixture on top, and then add some more of the berries.
4. Chill for at least an hour to cool down the parfait, or serve immediately.

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