Fresh Fruit with Lemon Cream

Fresh Fruit with Lemon Cream

4 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese

¾ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt

1 tsp. honey

2 tsp. freshly grated lemon zest

2 cups fresh blueberries or mixed berries

4 tsp. granola

Using a fork, break up cream cheese in a medium bowl. Drain off any liquid from the yogurt; add yogurt to the bowl along with honey. Using an electric mixer, beat at high speed until light and creamy. Stir in lemon zest. Layer the lemon cream and berries in dessert dishes or wineglasses. Sprinkle with granola. If not serving immediately, cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours. Serves 4


NUTRITION: 148 calories; 6g fat (34.0% calories from fat); 6g protein; 20g carbohydrates;

2g dietary fiber; 18mg cholesterol; 192mg sodium.

LIVE IT TRACKER: ½ cup milk, ½ cup fruit


This recipe is taken from Healthy Happy Cooking, available now in our online store.

Lisa Lewis is the author of Healthy Happy Cooking. Her cooking skills have been a part of First Place for Health wellness weeks and other events for many years. She provided recipes for 15 of the First Place for Health Bible studies and is a contributing author in Better Together and Healthy Holiday Living. She partners with community networks, including the Real Food Project, to provide free healthy cooking classes to communities.