Take all a great, rich flavor of cheesecake, covering it with summers best berries, afterwards supplement a little crunch as well as a hold of chocolate, as well as we have what might only be a undiluted summer dessert. Best of all, a good big, celebratory portion of this parfait clocks in during reduction than 400 calories. (This recipe can also be done to serve six instead of four. Just use not as big glasses as well as divvy a recipe up in to six parfaits with reduction than 250 calories each. We pinky-swear it wont feel skimpy!)In respect of Old Glory, this chronicle is red, white as well as blue, but we can certainly toss in alternative ripened offspring as well. Each ripened offspring covering might be done with a multiple of fruits, or we can swap to emanate red as well as blue stripes. The particle covering might be done multiform days forward as well as stored in a closed enclosure during room temperature; a cheesecake covering might be done a day or two forward as well as kept lonesome in a refrigerator. Wait until only a integrate of hours prior to portion to arrange a parfait, to ensure a particle covering stays crunchy.Patriotic Cheesecake ParfaitsServes 4-6Ingredients:8 ounces Neufchatel (light) cream cheese, during room temperatureOne 5.3-ounce enclosure vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt1/4 crater light green cream1/2 crater confectioners sugar6 chocolate wafer cookies, crumbled1/2 crater frail rice cereal14 crater Grape-Nuts cereal1 crater blueberries1 1/2 cups sliced strawberriesDirections:Beat a Neufchatel, yogurt as well as green cream with an electric palm mixer until smooth. Stir in a confectioners sugarine as well as again kick until smooth.Combine a crumbled cookies as well as cereals in a tiny bowl.Build a parfaits: Place a tiny spoonful of a cheesecake reduction in a bottom of each of 4 parfait glasses or booze goblets. Add a covering of fruit, followed by a second covering of a cheesecake mixture; tip with a covering of a crumbs. Repeat. Arrange a last covering of berries upon top, place a decorative dollop of a last of a cheesecake reduction as well as sprinkle with a crumbs.Per portion (1/4 of sum recipe): Calories 369; Fat 15 g (Saturated 9 g); Sodium 388 mg; Carbohydrate 47 g; Fiber 3 g; Protein thirteen gPer portion (1/6 of sum recipe): Calories 246; Fat 10 g (Saturated 6 g); Sodium 259 mg; Carbohydrate 32 g; Fiber 2 g; Protein 9 gMarge Perry is an award-winning food, nutrition as well as transport writer as well as clergyman whose work appears regularly inRachael Ray Every Day, AllRecipes, Newsday, as well as upon her blog,A Sweet as well as Savory Life. In addition, Marge is a chef-instructor during a Institute of Culinary Education in New York City as well as an Adjunct during New York University, where she teaches food writing.


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