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Dessert Without The Guilt: Low Fat Banana Mousse


I know I'm guilty of posting far too many delicious, drool worthy desserts that are full of fat, butter, cream, chocolate, and everything else bad for us. To make up for all of the fattening recipes, and to please my dear friend FitSugar, I recommend that we make a creamy dessert that is low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium! The smooth mousse takes its full balanced flavor from real ripe bananas and makes a nice finish to a heavy grilled meal, a crisp filling salad, or a cheesy sandwich. Go ahead, have dessert without the guilt. Get the recipe, just



Banana Mousse
From Medicine Net

2 tablespoons low fat (1%) milk
4 tsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 medium banana, cut in quarters
1 cup plain low fat yogurt
8 1/4-inch banana slices

  1. Place milk, sugar, vanilla, and banana in blender. Process 15 seconds at high speed until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture into a small bowl; fold in yogurt.
  3. Chill.
  4. Spoon into 4 dessert dishes; garnish each with 2 banana slices just before serving..

Serves 4.

Calories: 94 Total fat: 1 g Saturated fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 4 mg Sodium: 47 mg

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digigirl digigirl 5 years
Sorry - this really didn't do much for us.  Might be nice as a snack, as it is basically just banana flavored yogurt (more yogurt than banana), but it was not dessert-y in the slightest.  Nor did it have any resemblance to mousse.  
artsyvixen artsyvixen 9 years
i love bananas. this sounds great! not bad for dieters either!
pixelhaze pixelhaze 10 years
Some of my favorite desserts are fruit mousses! Unfortunately a lot of those fruits aren't available in the US (or actually in most parts of the world), or if they are I don't know what the translation for the name is. One that you can get is passionfruit (we call it Maracuya).
Kate-Marie Kate-Marie 10 years
Sounds easy and tasty!
Moody Moody 10 years
I can't wait to make this. Sounds delicious!
angelbaby68 angelbaby68 10 years
sounds YUMMY!!
partysugar partysugar 10 years
Ejmcmis: there is a link to a printer friendly version. If you look below the recipe: it says related stories and lists a bunch of related stories and UNDERNEATH is the option to email to a friend or view a printer friendly version. Check it out and print away!
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 10 years
looks DELISH... definitely printing out the recipe . PARTY SUGAR & YUM SUGAR... you guys should have a link to have printer friendly versions of the recipes and not just links to the original pull from the other websites because sometimes, not even the other websites have printer friendly versions, you know? ...
Entertainment Entertainment 10 years
Wow, healthy and easy. Also sounds great for summer. I will definitely be making this soon.
ElleJay ElleJay 10 years
i am sooo hungry right now... this sounds so good. i am obsessed w/ all things banana.
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
This looks good.
CestLaVie CestLaVie 10 years
Sounds refreshing and yummy- and healthy!!!
ccy ccy 10 years
That's the easiest mousse i've ever seen
poisonivy poisonivy 10 years
thanks! I'm making this soon, it looks delish.
Jennifer_2sugar Jennifer_2sugar 10 years
Yum, that sounds delicious! :x
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