Have you ever had cravings for a delicious (and healthy) dessert, but had no desire to bustle about for hours in the kitchen, baking it? It happens to me all the time☺ My solution is this wonderful mousse made from ricotta cheese and yogurt. The ricotta mousse is made in no time, it doesn’t need to be chilled, it’s ready to eat instantly, it is delicious – and this dessert is made only for you! You can double (or better triple) the ingredients and make several servings at a time as the mousse can be stored in the refrigerator for a couple days.
By tradition, here are some nutrition facts – a single serving contains 23% of recommended daily value of calcium, 20% DV of protein, 15% DV of fiber. Sounds delicious and healthy! This ricotta mousse can be used as a nice alternative to your regular breakfast,
and also lunch and dinner Jokes aside, this ricotta mousse will keep you satisfied for hours, with only 184 calories per serving consumed.
Ricotta cheese, fat free – ¼ cup
Plain yogurt, fat free – 2 tbsp
Peanut butter – 1 tbsp*
Agave nectar – 1 tbsp
Cereal – 2 tbsp
(optional) Cereal – 1 tsp for serving**
* I used Better’n peanut butter which contains twice less calories than a regular one
** Use your favorite cereal – mine is Kashi GoLean.
1. In a food processor, pulse all the ingredients until completely smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
2. Serve as is, or sprinkle 1 tbsp of crushed cereal over the mousse.
Your perfect mousse is ready! Enjoy ☺
▪ Prep time: 2 min
▪ Total time: 2 min
▪ Serves: 1
▪ WW (Weight Watchers PointPlus) points = 4
How often do you make single-serve desserts?