Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Breakfast Parfait

Here's a nutritious and very simple recipe to start your day right.  It's perfect when you're in a hurry, but still don't want to miss your day's energy boost!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes 

3/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese, or low-fat plain yogurt
1 cup pineapple chunks, papaya chunks or cling peaches
2 teaspoons toasted wheat germ

Place cottage cheese (or yogurt) in a small bowl. Top with fruit and sprinkle with wheat germ. 
*1 serving

Per Serving:
Calories 248
Carbohydrates 35 grams
Fat 2 grams
Protein 23 grams
Dietary Fiber 3 grams
Saturated Fat 1 gram
Monounsaturated Fat 1 gram
Cholesterol 7 mg
Potassium 414 mg
Sodium 24 mg