A quick and easy twist on an all-time favorite dessert!
Coconuts contain natural sugar and can be a delicious and healthy way to add some sweetness to your diet. There are no “trigger” ingredients in this recipe and we have noticed frequent discussion on the Internet about coconut being helpful to GERD sufferers – you will have to be the judge! This recipe is quick and easy and a twist on an all-time favorite dessert. But for those watching their cholesterol, keep in mind that coconut milk contains some saturated fat so this recipe might not be the right choice for you.
Makes about 6 servings
3/4 cup low-fat milk
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 large pear grated
2 tbs. honey
1 (1oz) package instant fat free, sugar free vanilla pudding mix
2 cups cooked rice
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/2 tsp ground ginger
Bring the first four listed ingredients to a boil over medium heat and immediately remove from heat. Slowly mix in pudding with a wire whisk. Stir in rice, coconut, and ginger. Let mixture sit for 10 minutes to blend favors, stirring occasionally. Top with berries if desired. Can be served warm or cold.
Nutritional information (per serving): 190 Calories, 6 g fat, 31 g carbohydrate, 3 g protein, 2 mg cholesterol, 244 sodium