Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Diabetic Pineapple Parfait

1 cup low-fat yogurt
2 ripe bananas, sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons no-sugar added orange marmalade or apricot jam
1 cup unsweetened canned crushed pineapple
1 tablespoon apple juice concentrate 

Put yogurt and 1 1/2 bananas in a blender; blend just to combine, about
15 seconds. Do not liquify. Pour into a medium-size bowl and add
remaining ingredients. Mix well and put into 4 sherbert glasses. Place
in refrigerator 8 hours or overnight. 

Makes 4 servings. 

Variation: substitute other varieties of diet jams or preserves for
changes in color and taste. Sprinkle with cereal nuggets and/or chopped
nuts. Top off with a nice strawberry or kiwi slice. 

Monday, February 27, 2012

Ginger tea


4to 6 tea bags or 4 to 6 tablespoons of loose tea – flavor of your choosing 

One 2 to 3 inch chunk of ginger, thinly sliced

1.    Place tea bags in a 2-quart clear glass container. Add ginger pieces. 
2.    Fill with water and place in the sun for two to three hours. 
3.    Pour over ice. 

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