Ashley Simper, MS, RD, LDN
OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center
Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Spokesperson
Whipped Sweetheart Surprise
This Valentine’s themed dessert is a guilt-free pleasure for the holiday of sweets and treats!
1- 8 ounce tub light whipped topping
1 – 1 ounce sugar free, fat free cheesecake pudding mix
1 – 6 ounce light strawberry yogurt
¼ teaspoon almond extract
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ½ cups frozen, sliced strawberries, thawed
8 whole strawberries
4 Tablespoons mini chocolate chips
8 graham cracker squares, crushed into crumbs
1. In a large bowl, combine whipped topping, dry pudding mix, yogurt, vanilla extract and almond extract. Using a hand mixer, mix ingredients for 1-2 minutes.
2. Fold strawberries into mixture and set aside.
3. Serve in a martini glass or small glass bowl. Garnish with crushed graham crackers, mini chocolate chips and a strawberry on the rim.
Per ½ cup serving
Total Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 4.5 g
Sodium: 84 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 28 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 12 g
Protein: 1 g