For a smart start in the morning, dish up these healthful layered parfaits of fruit and couscous.
In a medium saucepan bring the milk and salt to boiling; stir in the couscous. Simmer, covered, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a fork until fluffy. Cool.
In a small bowl combine the yogurt, sour cream, honey, and lemon peel; stir into the couscous. In another bowl combine desired fruit.
To serve, divide half of the fruit mixture among 6 parfait glasses. Spoon couscous mixture over fruit; top with remaining fruit. If desired, garnish with chopped crystallized ginger and mint. Makes 6 servings.
1 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Fat
Prepare couscous mixture; cover and chill up to 4 hours. Prepare fruit; cover and chill up to 4 hours.