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…another healthy cooking recipe from the Quick & Healthy Cookbooks

You’ll enjoy the refreshing taste of this recipe as a salad or as a dessert. This is another great potluck dish and looks especially attractive. This recipe also works well in diabetic menus.

1 package (0.3 ounces) sugar-free raspberry-flavored gelatin
1 package (0.3 ounces) sugar-free strawberry-flavored gelatin
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 package (16 ounces) frozen unsweetened strawberries, sliced
2 cans (8 ounces each) pineapple tidbits, in juice, drained
2 tablespoons lemon juice
8 ounces fat-free vanilla yogurt, sweetened with artificial sweetener

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add strawberries and stir until thawed. Stir in drained pineapple and lemon juice. Pour half into an 8" × 8" glass pan and refrigerate.

Refrigerate the remaining half until the consistency of egg whites.
After about 20 minutes, spread yogurt over the mixture in the 8" × 8" pan. Top with the remaining mixture that is partially set. Chill until firm. Makes about 5 cups.

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Makes 7 servings
Each Serving

about 3/4 cup
Carb Servings

1 fruit
Nutrient Analysis
calories 60
total fat 0g
saturated fat 0g
cholesterol 1mg
sodium 80mg
total carbohydrate 12g
dietary fiber 1g
sugars 9g
protein 3g

Source: Quick & Healthy Volume II, 2nd Edition, © 2009 Brenda J. Ponichtera, R.D, Published by Small Steps Press, publishing health conscious books for the general population, a division of the American Diabetes Association; retail $18.95; to order call 1-800-232-6733 Or ORDER NOW

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Recipe updated August 1, 2015

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