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Jean’s Banana Pudding Parfait

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Jean’s Banana Pudding Parfait
En Español

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  • Makes: 10 Servings

Try my “makeover” banana pudding parfait recipe and enjoy your dessert without feeling over-stuffed. My version has half the calories and twice as much dairy. This recipe is proof that you can “lighten up” without giving up on taste! ~ Jean, CNPP Nutritionist

Ingredients

  • 8 ginger snap cookies (crushed)
  • 7 medium ripe bananas (sliced thin)
  • 1 cup nonfat milk
  • 1 1-oz box instant sugar-free, fat-free vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fat-free frozen whipped topping (thawed)
  • 10 8-oz parfait cups or drinking glasses
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon for garnish (optional)

Directions

1. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pudding mix; blend well (about 2 minutes).

2. Add yogurt and vanilla extract; blend until smooth.

3. Stir the thawed whipped topping into the mixture.

4. Line the bottom of the parfait cups with a teaspoon of crumbled ginger snaps.

5. Layer 6 banana slices on top of the cookies; then 2 tbsp of the yogurt mixture on top. Repeat with another layer of the ginger snaps, bananas, and yogurt mixture.

6. Top with cinnamon or crushed cookie for garnish.

7. Cover and chill in refrigerator.

Source: Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 glass of Jean's Banana Pudding Parfait
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 170
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 219 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 19 g
Added Sugars included 5 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 106 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 444 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 170
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 3 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 19 g
Added Sugars included 5 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 106 mg
Potassium 444 mg
Sodium 219 mg
Copper 104 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 35 mg
Phosphorus 164 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 25 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 7 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 36 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 17 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/2 cups
Grains
1/2 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups