Blueberry Parfaits (Low Cal) Recipe
1 cup blueberries
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1 pt yogurt, frozen, vanilla
4 tbsp almonds, slivered
In a small bowl, combine blueberries and preserves. In microwave,
cook on high 3-3 1/2 minutes, stirring twice, until blueberries are
softened. Cover and chill until ready to assemble.
To serve, in each of 4 dessert dishes or parfait glasses layer
frozen yogurt and blueberry sauce.
Garnish with almonds, if desired.
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