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Honeyed Yogurt and Mixed Berries with Whole-Grain Waffles

Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 waffle, 1 cup fruit mixture, about 1/3 cup yogurt mixture, and 1 teaspoon wheat germ)
As you enjoy this meal, you also enjoy antioxidants, fiber, and vitamin C from the berries; protein and calcium from the yogurt; and protein, fiber, and B vitamins from the waffles.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vanilla low-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup quartered small strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 frozen whole-grain waffles, toasted
  • 4 teaspoons toasted wheat germ

Nutrition Information

  • calories 377
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 6.8 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 11.5 g
  • carbohydrate 71.6 g
  • fiber 8.3 g
  • cholesterol 43 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 214 mg
  • calcium 345 mg

How to Make It

  1. Drain yogurt in a fine sieve or colander lined with cheesecloth for 10 minutes; spoon into a bowl. Add honey, stirring to combine.

  2. Combine berries, sugar, and juice; let stand 5 minutes. Place 1 waffle on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1 cup fruit mixture, about 1/3 cup yogurt mixture, and 1 teaspoon wheat germ. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

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