Virtually Fat Free – and Virtually Free to buy the book – if you’re very quick!

What do you think of this for a ‘virtually fat free’ dessert?  It’s one of the recipes from the How to Eat Loads and Stay Slim how to eat loads and stay I thought you might like a sneak preview. Please do go and check out the others when you have a spare moment.

Fruit Kebabs with Stawberry Coulis and Chocolate Dip – serves four

These are quite impressive for a deliciously light summer afternoon dessert – when you have guests coming.

Ready in about thirty minutes (not including chilling dips)

For the kebabs

  • 10 or so strawberries
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 lime
  • Dusting of icing sugar to serve
  • Mint leaves to garnish

 For the coulis

  • 225 g (9 oz) of strawberries
  • 1 orange (2 tangerines work well too)
  • 1 – 2 tsps artificial sweetener

For the chocolate dip

  • 1 pot of natural fat free yoghurt (I use Total 0 per cent)
  • 1 heaped teaspoon of Nutella or any other chocolate spread (but not so heaped you can get the whole jar on it). It’s easier if the Nutella isn’t too cold.

NB Prepare the coulis and chocolate dip first so they can be refrigerated.


For the Coulis

Hull and roughly chop strawberries. Grate orange zest and squeeze orange. Put all the coulis ingredients into a blender and blitz till smooth. Chill. (That’s the coulis, not you. Though by all means chill too if you want to)

For the chocolate dip

Mix together yoghurt and Nutella vey well, then return to fridge to chill. (tiny strips of lime can be used for garnish – if you don’t have any mint handy).

For skewers – do them just prior to eating

Hull and chop the strawberries, peel the bananas and cut into chunks. Grate the lime zest, cut the lime in half and squeeze out juice. Thread strawberries and bananas alternately on to skewers, sprinkle with lime juice and zest, and then dust with icing sugar.

Very yummy and so virtuous you can put your halo on while you are eating them 🙂

And this is the book that inspired this recipe and quite a few others – some are in the book itself, and the ones that aren’t are on our website – or will be shortly.  In the meantime, if you’d like to know more about How to Eat Loads and Stay Slim, and how to get it for very little – or in some formats free – keep reading.

It’s here! From today (the 25th of May 2013) How To Eat Loads and Stay Slim is available for all kindle enabled devices from amazon ( | .com), AND as an audio download from audible ( | .com).

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You can read more about Della’s experience of recording the book here.

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1 Response to Virtually Fat Free – and Virtually Free to buy the book – if you’re very quick!

  1. kath says:

    That dessert looks lovely!

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