Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt Recipe: A Healthy Dessert

Oh yum! Healthy desserts are my thing. I think you’ll like this mixed berry frozen yogurt for it’s taste, nutrition and simplicity.

Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt in Glass Bowl with MintYou probably already know that I’m a big fan of desserts with benefits. I love sweets. I really, really love healthy desserts. And even though it isn’t chocolate, this one is still fabulous.

The beauty of this mixed berry frozen yogurt recipe is that it requires only two ingredients, and you very well may have them in your house already. Just yogurt and fruit. You can use fresh berries that you’ve frozen or simply pick up a bag of frozen fruit at the supermarket.

Fruit-based desserts are a favorite of mine because they are so nutrient packed and because fruits are generally under-consumed. Don’t worry about the sugar in fruits. Even with their natural sugar, fruit is linked to less chronic disease. And speaking of sugar, check out my post asking whether or not sugar really is toxic, and pick up my free guide all about sugar.

Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt in Glass Dish

Yogurt is another favorite food. Some studies link yogurt to less risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And that’s something I care a lot about!

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For a couple other healthy desserts, take a look at Chocolate-Dipped Apricots and Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Balls. Desserts with benefits rock!

Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt

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Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 90kcal
Author: Jill Weisenberger MS, RDN, CDE, FAND

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries or berries and pitted cherries (about 4.7 ounces)
  • 1 (5.3-ounce) container of nonfat strawberry Greek or Icelandic yogurt ( I used Siggi's brand)

Instructions

  • Place both ingredients into a food processor or powerful blender and mix thoroughly.
  • Transfer the contents into a freezer-safe container, and freeze for at least two hours.
  • If desired, garnish with fresh mint leaves or chocolate shavings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/2 cup | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 0.8g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 25mg | Fiber: 2g

 

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Jill Weisenberger

I'm Jill, and I believe simple changes in your mindset and health habits can bring life-changing rewards. And I don't believe in willpower. It's waaaay overrated. As a food-loving registered dietitian nutritionist, certified diabetes care and education specialist and certified health and wellness coach, I've helped thousands of people solve their food and nutrition problems. If you're looking for a better way to master this whole healthy eating/healthy living thing or if you're trying to prevent or manage diabetes or heart problems, you'll find plenty of resources right here.

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