Honeyed Yogurt and Mixed Berries with Whole-Grain Waffles

Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
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.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 waffle, 1 cup fruit mixture, about 1/3 cup yogurt mixture, and 1 teaspoon wheat germ)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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

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.

Note:

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Robin Vitetta-Miller,

July 2003