Gluten-Free-Strawberry-Rhubarb-Fool Recipe Featured

Gluten Free Low Fat Strawberry Rhubarb Fool

Did you know that the tradition of playing practical jokes on people on April 1st dates back centuries? And April Fool’s Day customs take place all over the world?

The human race can’t seem to agree on politics or religion but it seems what we have in common is the desire to play harmless pranks on one another. As long as the pranks are lighthearted (and funny!) I am on board. I love a good joke, even when it is played on me.

In celebration of April Fool’s Day, I offer an appropriately titled recipe – Gluten Free Low Fat Strawberry Rhubarb Fool. A Fool is a dessert of British origin that is made by folding stewed fruit into sweet custard or whipped cream. This recipe fools people by using non-fat Greek yogurt mixed with honey instead of the usually fat-filled whipped cream or custard. A lighter fool, if you will.

Recipe Notes: I used non-fat Greek yogurt but you could also use 2 percent if you like a little fat. For that matter, you could use full fat if you like a lot of fat. For dairy free, simply use one of the Greek style non-dairy yogurt alternatives. And if you are vegan, use Wholesome! organic agave in place of the Wholesome! organic honey.


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Gluten-Free-Strawberry-Rhubarb-Fool Recipe Featured
Gluten Free Low Fat Strawberry Rhubarb Fool Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Refrigeration Time
1 hr
Total Time
20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 176 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
  • ¾ pound fresh or 2 ½ cups frozen and thawed rhubarb chunks
  • 6 tablespoons Wholesome! organic honey plus more for drizzling if desired
  • 1 pint strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 3 cups non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios
  • 6 mint sprigs for garnish
  1. Combine the rhubarb with 4 tablespoons honey in a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until tender, about 10 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the strawberries and let cool. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour.
  2. Whisk together the yogurt with 2 tablespoons honey and the vanilla. Reserve about ¼ cup of the strawberry rhubarb mixture for garnishing and swirl the rest into the yogurt, making sure not to over mix – you want it to look streaky.
  3. Spoon into wine glasses, dessert bowls, or small Mason jars. Dollop on the reserved strawberry rhubarb mixture, drizzle with a little honey, top with pistachios, and garnish with a mint sprig.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Low Fat Strawberry Rhubarb Fool Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Potassium 461mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 25g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 2.4%
Vitamin C 62.3%
Calcium 17.6%
Iron 4.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Tags: Easy Gluten-Free Gluten-Free Recipes Honey Pistachios Wholesome Sweeteners Yogurt
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