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Low GI Recipe: Strawberry Yogurt Dessert


February 11, 2014 by Johanna Burani

Strawberries with Yogurt and Grand Marnier

Here is a simple, healthful dessert with one version of an Italian twist.

Low GI Recipe: Strawberry Yogurt Dessert
Here is a simple, healthful dessert with one version of an Italian twist.
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Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Healthy Dessert
Serves: 4
  • 15 fresh, washed, hulled strawberries ( 4 oz/120g)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier liqueurS
  • 2 cups fat free plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup mascarpone
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Cut strawberries horizontally into 4 slices. Place in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Combine the sugar and Grand Marnier in a small cup. Pour over the strawberries. Allow to macerate at least 30 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, mix the yogurt, mascarpone and vanilla in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  4. Pour into 4 dessert dishes. When ready, pour the strawberry mixture equally over the 4 yogurt servings. Serve cold.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 155 (649 Joules) Fat: 6 g Saturated fat: 4 g Carbohydrates: 15 g Fiber: < 1 g Protein: 6 g Cholesterol: 20 mg



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Gushers vs Tricklers

"Gushers" are quickly-digested carbohydrates that cause a rapid rise in blood glucose and fuel appetite.

"Tricklers" are slowly-digested carbohydrates that are gradually released into the bloodstream and sustain satiety. These are the good carbs.

Johanna Burani
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

Expert in individualized, low-glycemic index (low GI) meal planning.

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