Breakfast Mousse for Mom

Show Mom just how sweet she is with mousse in the morning. You can even make it up to 24 hours in advance.

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Strawberry Breakfast Mousse Creme

Strawberry Breakfast Mousse Creme
Strawberry Breakfast Mousse Creme

Recipe from the American Heart Association

Show Mom just how sweet she is with mousse in the morning. You can even make it up to 24 hours in advance. Also check out the Post‘s California Party Quiche and Eggs for Brunch!

Makes 4 servings

  • 1 cup quartered strawberries
  • 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons all-fruit strawberry spread
  • 3/4 cup fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed in refrigerator
  • 4 fresh mint springs (optional)

In blender, process strawberries, ricotta, yogurt, and strawberry spread for 20 to 30 seconds, or until smooth, stirring halfway through.

Pour into medium bowl. Gently fold in whipped topping. Spoon into custard cups or small bowls. Garnish with mint.

Cook’s Tip: This strawberry mousse is also delicious spooned over fresh berries, such as blueberries. A serving would be a 1/2 cup fresh berries and 2 tablespoons mousse.


Nutrition per 1/2 cup serving
Calories: 114
Total Fat: 1.5 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5 g
Cholesterol: 8 mg
Sodium: 58 mg
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 14 g
Protein: 4 g

Dietary Exchanges:
1 1/2 carbohydrate
Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere, and at americanheart.org/recipes.

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