Sweet Spring Strawberries & Cream

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Dear Diary,

This week, I’m all about keeping recipes bright for spring!  Sweet Spring Strawberries and cream sounds indulgent but it’s actually healthy! This simple treat will satisfy your sweet tooth but keep your waistline slim ;) There is one commonality I have at the end of every meal, and that’s dessert!  Usually it’s a full scoops of chocolate chips with peanut butter (I will forever be a reeses girl), and while that never gets old, as the weather heats up here in SoCal… I am craving desserts less heavy and more refreshing…  Sweet Strawberries with cream sounds decadent and complicated… but it’s extremely easy to make and healthy…  “Sweet” strawberries are sweetened with zero calorie natural sweetener Truvia, and the “cream” is nothing more than greek yogurt!  Brighten up the recipe with fresh mint and lemon zest… and you’ve got a winning dessert in more ways than one!  ;)

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Strawberries (cut into halves)
  • 1.5 tbsp Truvia
  • 2 tbsp of red wine vinegar
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • couple of mint leaves
  • dollop of greek yogurt

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HERE’S WHAT YOU DO:

  • mix together the strawberries, Truvia, 1/2 of the lemon zest and red wine vinegar
  • let sit (stir every once and a while for about 2 hours)
  • add some mint for fresh garnish and scoop a dollop of greek yogurt (add the zest of the rest of the lemonn) on top!

 SFG healthy sweet strawberries

And that’s it!  The strawberries are so sweet and gooey, but have a distinct refreshing taste… the lemon adds a pop of fresh citrus and the strawberries juicies are heavenly!  It’s a dessert I can eat all weekend and still feel refreshed, healthy and indulgent!

Enjoy SFGs ;)

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  1. denise says:

    Oh yum! I’m definitely going to try this out this weekend. Wondering about how many strawberries you used for this?

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