Healthy Dessert Nachos

Recipe developed by Adam Lariviere, YMCA Skills Instructor/Chef

Photo by Stacey Allison

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Ingredients

150 g Dehydrated apple chips (these are crispy, not chewy like regular dried apples) or unflavoured/unsalted plantain chips

¾ cup Plain or vanilla yogurt

¼ cup Honey

1 pint Strawberries

½ pint Blueberries

1 Lemon

3 Kiwis

½ bunch Fresh mint (or to taste)

¼ cup Chopped pistachios or slivered almonds

¼ tsp Turmeric powder

Healthy Dessert Nachos

A sweet twist on a classic savory snack.

Makes 4-6 snack-sized portions

Nutritional Information

Calculated for 6 servings

Calories (kcal) 157

Fat (g) 4.2

Saturated Fat (g) 0.6

Trans Fat (g) 0.1

Cholesterol (mg) 1.8

Sodium (mg) 28.7

Carbohydrate (g) 29.3

Fibre (g) 3.4

Protein (g) 3.5

Instructions

“Cheese sauce”

Combine the yogurt, honey and turmeric using a whisk.

Cover and let rest overnight in the fridge (the turmeric will turn the yogurt yellow).

“Salsa”

Clean and trim the strawberries.

Cut the strawberries into a small dice (about ¼ inch pieces)

Zest the lemon using a zester or a cheese grater.

Wash and roughly chop the mint (leaves only).

Combine the strawberries, lemon zest, mint and pistachios.

Cover and let rest in the fridge for one hour.

To assemble:

Peel the kiwis and cut them into bite-sized pieces.

Pile the apple chips on a plate or serving dish.

Drizzle the “cheese sauce” over the apple chips.

Garnish the top of the nachos with dollops of the “salsa,” blueberries and kiwis.

Serve immediately.

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Recipe developed by Adam Lariviere, YMCA Skills Instructor/Chef. Photo by Stacey Allison.

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