|Unsweetened applesauce||1 1/3 cups|
|Pitted prunes (about 6 ounces)||1 cup|
|Natural wheat and barley cereal||1½ cups|
|Pint nonfat yogurt||1|
|Prunes, pitted, for garnish||4|
- Combine applesauce and 1 cup of prunes.
- For each serving, in a 9-10 ounce stemmed goblet, layer ¼ cup cereal, ¼ cup yogurt, ½ cup applesauce-prune mixture, and another ¼ cup yogurt.
- Top with 2 tablespoons of cereal and garnish with a prune.
- Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 4 hours before serving.
Fruit: 3; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 1; Fat: 0; Carbs: 3; Other: 0
Produce for Better Health/California Prune Board
|Serving Size||¼ of recipe|
|Calories from Fat||5|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||13 g|
|Vitamin A||25% DV|
|Vitamin C||15% DV|
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