Lemon Parfait

Check out this delicious recipe that was sent in by Mary.  (thanks!)

Lemon Parfait

Yield: 6 Servings

Calories per serving: 127

Fat per serving: 2 grams


  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • a dash of salt
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking couscous
  • 1/2 cup lemon low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup light dairy sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 3 cups assorted fruit (for example, sliced strawberries, nectarines, or star fruit; sliced peeled kiwifruit; blueberries; and/or raspberries)


  1. In a medium saucepan combine milk and salt, bringing to a boil.
  2. Stir in couscous; reduce heat and simmer, covered for 1 minute.
  3. Remove from heat and let it stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Cool.
  4. In a small bowl combine yogurt, sour cream, honey, and lemon peel; stir into couscous mixture.
  5. To serve, spoon half of the fruit into 6 parfait glasses. Spoon couscous mixture over fruit; top with the remaining fruit. Makes 6 servings.

Mary says she makes this recipe for her family once a week and they love it!

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