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Chef's Quick Tip: Cheesecake stuffed strawberries

This week, Nutrition Consultant, Registered Dietitian and Certified Athletic Trainer, Dana White, shows Tina Redwine some tasty and nutritious summer treats.

News 12 Staff

Jul 13, 2020, 3:13 PM

Updated 1,440 days ago

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This week, Nutrition Consultant, Registered Dietitian and Certified Athletic Trainer, Dana White shows Tina Redwine some tasty and nutritious summer treats. 
Cheesecake stuffed strawberries
Ingredients
Makes about 15 strawberries
1 pound strawberries, cleaned, dried and tops removed
4 oz cream cheese, softened
½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
½ cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
1 sheet graham cracker (or ½ cup animal crackers), crushed
Method
Using a paring knife clean out the inside of the strawberry
In a bowl mix cream cheese, Greek yogurt, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Mix in chocolate chips if using.
Place mixture in a small zip lock bag and cut off corner off with scissors.
Squeeze mixture into strawberries and sprinkle cracker crumbs if desired. Serve immediately or store the refrigerator in a sealed container for up to 5 days.
Nutrition
Per 1 strawberry
Calories: 55 ; Total Fat: 2 grams; Saturated Fat: 1 gram; Total Carbohydrate: 7 grams
Sugars: 6 grams; Protein: 1 gram; Sodium: 29 milligrams; Cholesterol: 8 milligrams
Fiber: 1 gram
Contact
Dana Angelo White,
MS, RD, ATC
Nutrition Consultant,
Registered Dietitian &
Certified Athletic Trainer
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