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Berry Bread Pudding 

This 2-ingredient, sweet and satisfying berry recipe makes a great dessert for breakfast. Serve with low-fat yogurt for added nutrition and taste!

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Desserts

Think Variety; Think Color: Red Blue

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Serves: 2

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ¾

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups berries (raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries)

5 slices whole wheat bread

 

  1. Combine cleaned and dried berries.
  2. Layer a spoonful of berries on the bottom of a small 2-cup deep dish.
  3. Cover the berries and the bottom of the dish with a layer of bread.
  4. Spoon in most of the berries. Add another layer or bread and continue until the dish is full.
  5. Finish off with a layer of bread.
  6. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and place a plate or bowl over the top of the berry dish that fits just inside of it.
  7. Place a heavy object on the top to press down on the fruit and bread layers.
  8. Refrigerate for 15 minutes and serve.

Credit: Recipe adapted from the University of Connecticut Family Nutrition Project.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 190 Carbohydrates: 35g
Total Fat: 2.5g Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: 0g Dietary Fiber: 8g
% of Calories from Fat: 8% Sodium: 270mg
Protein: 8g  

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