Poached Fruit over Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Poached Fruit over Vanilla Frozen Yogurt Recipe
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr


Any unsweetened juice (such as apple or cherry) will work. We love a mix of dried plum, pear, and apple. Dried figs, apricots, and cherries would also be delicious.


Serves 6

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 280
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 11.2 g
Carbohydrate 56.9 g
Fiber 4.2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 3.7 mg
Sodium 118 mg
Calcium 33 mg


1 1/2 cups no-sugar-added cranberry juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 (3 x 1-inch) orange rind strips
1 (8-ounce) package mixed dried fruit, coarsely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 cinnamon stick
3 cups vanilla frozen Greek yogurt
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


1. Bring juice, salt, orange rind, fruit, and cinnamon stick to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes. Cool slightly. Scoop 1/2 cup frozen yogurt into each of 6 bowls, and top each serving with about 1/4 cup fruit mixture and about 2 teaspoons toasted almonds. Serve immediately.

Carolyn Tesini,

Cooking Light

January 2014
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