Coconut & Dark Chocolate Kefir Parfait
If you’re tired of people “bugging” you about your dessert habit, try switching to this probiotic-rich sweet snack.
Recipe created by Melissa Girgis, Dietetic Intern at Oregon State University.
Besides being a great source of vitamins and minerals, fruit is low in calories. The fiber in fruit will help satisfy you with less food. Some fruits that pair well with coconut and dark chocolate include raspberries, strawberries, banana, and dark cherries.
• ⅔ cup plain low-fat kefir
• 1 tbsp mini dark chocolate chips
• 1 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut
• ½ cup frozen, unsweetened fruit, softened
1. Soften frozen fruit on counter 15-30 minutes
2. Pour ⅔ cup kefir into a bowl
3. Sprinkle with frozen fruit, chocolate chips, and coconut
220 calories, 9 g total fat, 5 g saturated fat, 30 g carbohydrate, 8 g protein, 9 g fiber, 200 mg sodium, 500 mg potassium, 250 mg calcium, 60 mg potassium