Happy Birthday, America…and Happy July 4th to all!
Whether you are on the road or close to home, enjoy the day and stay safe!
I looked through Show Me How! and found the perfect dessert to serve on this auspicious day…it’s quick, easy, healthy and…RED, WHITE and BLUE!
CHILD-FRIENDLY RAINBOW FRUIT AND RICE PUDDING PARFAITS
Color does lift one’s mood…help your child create a multi-colored dessert for the entire family to enjoy…when everyone compliments this delicious and beautiful treat, your child’s self-esteem will be lifted also.
You will need: 1½ cups cooked white rice (you can use brown rice for more nutrition another time…we want the white for the red, white and blue), ¼ cup honey, ½ cup coconut flakes, ½ cup sliced strawberries, ½ cup blueberries, 1 sliced banana, 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt, a large bowl and 4 parfait glasses.
1. Mix the rice, honey, yogurt and coconut in a large bowl.
2. Drop a spoonful of this mixture into each parfait glass.
3. Now spoon in some sliced bananas and cover with another spoonful of the rice mixture.
4. Add a spoonful of sliced strawberries and cover with the remaining rice mixture.
5. Top with blueberries.
6. Makes 4 servings…refrigerate any leftovers.
7. Creative tip: you can substitute other fruits and or yogurt flavors.
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Sounds yummy! Happy 4th!
Thanks, Nancy. Hope your 4th was glorious! We are watching the celebration at the Capitol on TV. 🙂
Happy 4th! I hope you had a restful time with your loved ones… 🙂
PS. Catching up on commenting again after a hectic week that included 3 long days/nights at a yoga event. I will be attending another workshop in the coming week (7/11-7/14)and if I don’t leave comments, I will follow up on my return. 🙂
Good for you, Eliz! Yoga adds so much to one’s life. I really admire your focus and energy. 🙂
We had a lovely quiet 4th…hope yours was joyous!