Guilt-free enjoyment is one of the reasons we read romance novels—where else can we imagine being swept away by someone who is gorgeous, attentive, and devoted to our every need? Without feeling as though we are betraying our current real-life love?
In the upcoming Hungry Girl to the Max!, author Lia Lillien reveals another guilt-free enjoyment: Over 600 recipes of low-calorie yumminess. She's sharing her recipe for Very Berry Dreamboat Parfaits with Heroes and Heartbreakers today, and we've decided to share some of our favorite guilt-free dreamboat obsessions!*
Very Berry Dreamboat Parfaits
You'll Need: medium bowl, 2 mid-sized glasses
Prep: 5 minutes
Chill: 20 minutes
1/2 of recipe (1 parfait): 212 calories, 2.5g fat, 742mg sodium, 34g carbs, 3g fiber, 12.5g sugars, 11g protein
- 2 tbsp. Jell-O Sugar Free Fat Free Vanilla Instant pudding mix
- 2 tbsp. Splenda No Calorie Sweetener (granulated)
- 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 cup Cool Whip Free (thawed)
- 1/2 cup fat-free cream cheese, room temperature
- 1/2 cup raspberries
- 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
- 1 sheet (4 crackers) low-fat graham crackers, lightly crushed
- Optional topping: Fat Free Reddi-wip
In a medium bowl, combine pudding mix, sweetener, vanilla extract, and 1/4 cup cold water. Stir vigorously.
Add Cool Whip and cream cheese, and stir until completely smooth. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 20 minutes.
Evenly distribute raspberries between 2 mid-sized glasses.
Evenly distribute half of the pudding mixture between the glasses, about 1/4 cup each.
Repeat layering with strawberries and the remaining half of the pudding mixture.
Evenly distribute the crushed graham crackers between the glasses. Enjoy!
MAKES 2 SERVINGS
HG Alternative: Swap out the Splenda for the same amount of granulated white sugar, and each serving will have 254 calories, 45.5g carbs, and 25g sugars.
Copyright © 2012 by Lisa Lillien
And speaking of dreamboats... Here's a little present from Team H&H to go along with dessert:
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Lisa Lillien, aka Hungry Girl, is the author of six New York Times bestselling books and the creator of the Hungry Girl brand. She is the founder of Hungry-Girl.com, the free daily email service that entertains and informs hungry people everywhere. More than 1 million fans eagerly await Hungry Girl’s recipes, food finds, and tips & tricks each weekday. Her television show, Hungry Girl, airs on both Food Network and Cooking Channel. To sign up for the free daily emails, visit Hungry-Girl.com.