When a sudden craving for sweetness hits, the last thing anyone wants to do is make something elaborate from scratch. Check out these super-simple, three-ingredient dessert recipes and make one today! What are you waiting for? GO!
Chilly Chocolate Nutty Banana Pops
PER SERVING (1 pop): 115 calories, 3.5g fat, 40mg sodium, 21g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 13g sugars, 1.5g protein --PointsPlus® value 5*
Make your own nut-covered, chocolate-drizzled banana pops... Weeeee!
Directions: Roughly chop the sliced almonds and set aside. Peel banana and cut in half widthwise. Place both halves on a plate lined with wax paper. If you like, slide a craft stick into the cut side of each half (like a Popsicle).
Evenly drizzle banana halves with chocolate syrup and sprinkle with chopped almonds.
Gently roll banana halves in any excess syrup/nuts on the plate. Freeze for at least 1 hour. Enjoy!
MAKES 2 SERVINGS
Double-0-Strawberry Quickie Kiwi Smoothie
PER SERVING (entire recipe): 167 calories, 0.5g fat, 59mg sodium, 38g carbs, 5g fiber, 25.5g sugars, 4.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*
So easy, we're embarrassed we didn't think of it sooner...
Ingredients: 4 oz. (1/2 cup) fat-free strawberry yogurt with about 100 calories per 6-oz. serving 1 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries, partly thawed 1 kiwi, peeled
Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender with 1 cup crushed ice or 5 - 8 ice cubes. Blend at high speed until smooth.
Pour into a tall glass and sip away... maybe even with a schmancy straw!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Bananas Foster Puddin' Parfait
PER SERVING (entire recipe): 176 calories, 2.5g fat, 200mg sodium, 39.5g carbs, 1.75g fiber, 17g sugars, 2g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*
Feel free to replace the pudding with fat-free vanilla yogurt or light vanilla ice cream for a totally different take on our BFF Bananas Foster. Woohoo!
Ingredients: One 60-calorie vanilla pudding snack (like the kind by Jell-O) 1/2 large banana, chopped 1 tbsp. light or fat-free caramel dip (like the kinds by Marzetti) Optional: cinnamon
Directions: Spoon half of the pudding snack into a parfait glass (or any glass). Top with half of the chopped banana followed by half of the caramel dip.
Repeat layering with remaining pudding, banana, and caramel dip. If you like, sprinkle with a dash of cinnamon. Add a spoon and eat up!
MAKES 1 SERVING
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