Strawberry Breakfast Mousse

  • Serves: 4; 1/2 cup per serving


Description

No more skipping breakfast! This breakfast treat, even creamier than the typical mousse, is a fabulously cool way to begin the day. You can even make it up to 24 hours in advance.

Ingredients

1 cup quartered strawberries
1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
1/2 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
2 tablespoons all-fruit strawberry spread
3/4 cup fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed in refrigerator
4 fresh mint springs (optional)

Cooking Instructions

In a blender, process the strawberries, ricotta, yogurt, and strawberry spread for 20 to 30 seconds, or until smooth, stirring halfway through.

Pour into a medium bowl. Gently fold in the whipped topping. Spoon into custard cups or small bowls. Garnish with the mint.

Cook's Tip

This strawberry mousse is also delicious spooned over fresh berries, such as blueberries. A serving would be a half-cup fresh berries and 2 tablespoons mousse.


Nutritional Analysis
Per serving
Calories Per Serving
114
Total Fat
1.5g
Saturated Fat
1.0g
Trans Fat
0.0
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.0
Monounsaturated Fat
.5g
Cholesterol
8mg
Sodium
58mg
Carbohydrates
20g
Fiber
1g
Sugar
14g
Protein
4g

Dietary Exchanges


1 1/2 carbohydrate



This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s Patient Education program. Recipe copyright © 2009 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere, and at heart.org/recipes.

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