Archive for August, 2012

Maple Poached Pineapple

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

The combination of maple syrup with the tangy taste of pineapple can satisfy any sweet tooth. This dessert is lowfat, low cholestrol and low sodium. If plain vegan yogurt is substituted for the plain lowfat yogurt the dessert becomes vegan.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup plain lowfat yogurt

1/4 cup pure maple syrup, more for serving

1 lb pineapple chunks

Directions:

Put maple syrup in a heavy non-reactive saucepan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil. Add pineapple and simmer 2 minutes. Stir and simmer another 2-3 minutes or until pineapple is tender. Serve poached pineapple with maple syrup and yogurt.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 130; % Calories From Fat 4.5%; Total Fat 0.6g; Saturated Fats 0.3g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.2g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.1g; Cholesterol 1.8mg; Sodium 24mg; Total Carbohydrates 31g; Dietary Fiber 1.6g; Sugar 25g; Protein 2.2g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.17 mcg
Vitamin K 0.86 mcg
Vitamin A 81 IU
Niacin B3 0.61 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.43 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 54 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.14 mg
Vitamin E 0.032 mg
Choline 11 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 1.7 mg
Magnesium 22 mg
Calcium 84 mg
Zinc 1.2 mg
Phosphorus 54 mg
Copper 0.14 mg
Fluoride 3.7 mcg
Selenium 1.2 mcg
Sodium 24 mg
Potassium 240 mg
Iron 0.59 mg