Monday, April 18, 2011

Guilt-Free Strawberry Fool

Lately I've been on a bit of a strawberry kick. Maybe that's an understatement since I eat a clam shell container of strawberries a day. Thankfully, strawberries are in abundance and finally at a reasonable price. Something I can't say eight of the other months out of the year.

But as much as I love strawberries, even they need a little bit of love every now and again. Enter the strawberry fool, which is bascially a fancy way of saying berries and whipped cream, with a few other extras added in. And while I would much prefer a full-blown fool made with real, rich whipped cream and thick lemon curd or sticky strawberry jam, the weeknights call for something a bit less decadent.

This week has suddenly turned extremely crazy, full of big changes, decisions and responsibilities. I'm running just to keep up and promise to share with you all the juicy details as soon as I can! Until then, I strongly recommend hitting up the produce isle for some strawberries.

Guilt-Free Strawberry Fool

*1 tablespoon sugar-free strawberry preserves
*2 to 3 tablespoons lemon yogurt
*1/3 cup light whipped topping
*4 strawberries, sliced

*Stir together the strawberry preserves and yogurt until well combined. Combine the strawberries, whipped topping and yogurt mixture in a bowl and gently stir to combine.
*Spoon into glass and enjoy!



Megan said...

YUM! I didn't know what a strawberry fool was...but now I want one!!

I know you're not in need of anything baby related personally, but since you're about to be aunt Madison, you should check out the giveaway on my blog!

Lauren at Keep It Sweet said...

Your strawberry fool looks so pretty!!

Anonymous said...

This looks so delish! I can't wait to give this a try. :)

Audrey Ellen said...

One of my favorite summer snacks is attacking a bowl of strawberries and a container of cool whip. Your creation sounds like that but much more gourmet!

Rachel @ The Avid Appetite said...

This looks beautiful! I actually have some strawberries already cut up at home...I'm definitely going to be having this for dessert tonight :)

Jesse said...

i've been having a very similar snack each afternoon at work, berries, greek yogurt and a bit of granola. very tasty and filling.

Jennifurla said...

me too, me too. They are so affordable right now, I eat 1 container every 2 days. LOVE them, this looks great.

Natalie said...

I can't wait until strawberries are crazy cheap here...I need some guilt free desserts after all the jelly beans I've been eating :)

Bridget said...

Madison, this looks so yummy!! Im looking forward to trying it. Perhaps blueberries in lemon yogurt, too?!

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