Spring has officially sprung and Plus Size Wellness Magazine have included some great spring based information and tips in this our 1st Anniversary issue. We know you are aiming to get healthier this spring and you won't be disappointed with the articles we have inside. Enjoy your read!
8.Blueberry Orange Parfaits Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1½ tablespoons Demerara or turbinado sugar ½ teaspoon grated orange rind 2 (7-ounce) containers reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt 2 cups fresh blueberries 2 cups orange sections (about 2 large) ¼ cup wheat germ See recipe directions from Cooking Light. Next time you need to appease your sweet tooth, get your fix the healthy way with these blueberry orange parfaits from Cooking Light. The treat can double as breakfast or dessert, and it can be made in just minutes. To make blueberry orange parfaits, you’ll simply layer blueberries, yogurt, and orange sections into tall glasses before topping with wheat gem. The parfaits can be also made ahead of time and kept chilled in the refrigerator. They’re sweet enough to kick your sugar cravings at the end of the day but healthy enough to serve as the breakfast that gets you out to bed in the morning.
Homemade frozen yogurt can be made without an ice cream maker, and this recipe from Eating Well proves it. It yields peach frozen yogurt that requires only chopped frozen peaches, sugar, yogurt, and lemon juice. Throw your ingredients in a food processor, and blend until well-combined, smooth, and creamy. The peach frozen yogurt is the perfect light treat that will cool you down and speak to your sweet tooth, and it’s made with healthy natural ingredients that won’t mess with your clean eating. 9. Peach Frozen Yogurt Serves: 4 Ingredients: 3½ cups coarsely chopped frozen peaches (about 16 ounces) ½ cup sugar, preferably superfine ½ cup nonfat plain yogurt 1 tablespoon lemon juice See recipe directions from Eating Well.