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Taste of Home Breakfast Recipes

Lemon Breakfast Parfaits
Prep: 25 min. + cooling

3/4 cup fat-free milk
Dash salt
1/3 cup uncooked couscous
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup lemon yogurt
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 cup sliced peeled kiwifruit
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup fresh raspberries
Chopped crystallized ginger and minced fresh mint

1.In a small saucepan, bring milk and salt to a boil. Stir in couscous. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes or until milk is absorbed. Fluff with a fork; cool.
2.In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, yogurt, honey and lemon peel. Stir in couscous.
3.Combine the kiwi, blueberries and raspberries; spoon 1/4 cup into each of six parfait glasses. Layer with couscous mixture and remaining fruit. Garnish with ginger and mint. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 parfait equals 146 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 64 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.

Take-Along Breakfast Cookies
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup old-fashioned oats
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup golden raisins
3 tablespoons sesame seeds

1.In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, milk powder, wheat germ, salt, baking soda and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in raisins.
2.Drop by 1/4 cupfuls 4 in. apart onto a greased baking sheet. Flatten into 3-in. circles. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
3.Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutrition Facts: 1 cookie equals 331 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 281 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Strawberry Mango Smoothies
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

1 cup 2% milk
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1-1/2 cups halved fresh strawberries
1 medium mango, peeled and chopped
4 to 6 ice cubes
1 tablespoon sugar

1.In a blender, combine all ingredients; cover and process for 30-45 seconds or until smooth. Stir if necessary. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.

Nutrition Facts: 1 cup equals 100 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk.

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