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  • Elaine Zhang, Dietitian

Healthy low calorie dessert

Updated: Jul 11, 2020

Potted plant matcha pudding


Ingredients:

1 cup 3% homo milk

1 tbsp matcha/green tea powder

2 tbsp chia seed

1 tsp honey

¼ cup 2% plain Greek yogurt

1- 2 tsp cacao powder (just a very thin layer)

Coconut flakes (topping)

Mint (topping)


Directions:

  1. Heat the milk in a pot (low heat) until warm.

  2. Use a sifter to make Matcha powder fine and free of any lumps

  3. Add matcha powder into the milk and whisk until completely dissolved

  4. Add honey for sweetness (to taste)

  5. Add chia seed and then fully mix them to avoid lumpiness

  6. Let it sit for 1-2 hours until it thickens

  7. Add greek yogurt and then mix them again

  8. Add a thin layer of cacao powder on top and some coconut flakes

  9. Add mint leaves for decoration

  10. You can eat right away or keep in the fridge for 1-2 hours if you would like to eat it cold.

Total calorie around 376kcal (serve 2).



Granola frozen yogurt


Ingredients:

2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt

1 cup homemade granola (recipe see “one day meal planning for healthy immune system)


Directions:

  1. Add a layer of greek yogurt in a baking sheet

  2. Cover them with homemade granola on top

  3. Freeze them for around 4 hours and then slice them into individual serving pieces

  4. Enjoy!


Calorie:

Around 926kcal in total (24 servings)

Every piece is 38kcal.




Chocolate mousse


Ingredients:

1 banana

2 tsp cacao powder

2 tbsp peanut butter

1 cup plain 2% Greek yogurt

¼ cup 1% milk

Peanuts (topping)

Coconut flakes (topping)

Chocolate chips (topping)


Directions:

  1. Add all the ingredients into a food processor (banana, cacao powder, peanut butter, greek yogurt, milk)

  2. Fully blend them until smooth

  3. Taste for sweetness, add honey or maple syrup if needed

  4. Add the toppings (peanuts, coconut flakes and chocolate chips)

  5. Enjoy! You can eat it right away or keep in the fridge for 1-2 hours if you would like to eat it cold

Calorie:

Around 527kcal (2-3 servings)




Mini frozen yogurt cupcake


Ingredients:

2 cup blueberry 0% Greek yogurt

½ cup blueberries

2 tbsp peanuts (topping)

Directions:

  1. Prepare a mini cupcake baking pan. Put in cupcake liners.

  2. Pour the greek yogurt into the mini cupcake baking pan

  3. Add a couple blueberries and peanuts on top

  4. Freeze them for at least 4 hours and then enjoy!

Calorie:

Around 542kcal for 24servings

Each individual portion has 22kcal.



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