This little snack is just the right combination of protein and fiber to give you a burst of energy while keeping you full.
Nutrition Per Serving:
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 8 g
Total Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 100 mg
Fiber: 1 g
1 small whole wheat baguette, sliced on the diagonal into 10 pieces
¼ cup low-fat cottage cheese
¼ cup fresh sliced strawberries
¼ cup blueberries
¼ cup raspberries
½ (11 ounce) can mandarin orange slices in light syrup, juices drained and reserved
Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and toast in the oven until browned and crisp, about 7 minutes. Set aside to cool.
In a small bowl, stir together 1 tablespoon of the reserved mandarin juice with the cottage cheese. Spread an even amount of the cottage cheese mixture over each slice of bread, top with the fruit, and enjoy.
Yield: 5 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes