Raspberry Lime Frozen Yogurt

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This recipe for raspberry lime frozen yogurt is a fresh fruit dessert that you don't have to feel guilty about eating. This fresh berry dessert can be made in just minutes, with fresh limes, raspberries, Greek yogurt and no sugar. The best part is you don't need an ice cream maker to create this recipe. All you need is a blender and a freezer proof container, all the ingredients and you are ready to go. It takes about three to four hours for the frozen yogurt to freeze, or you can leave it overnight. If you freeze this raspberry recipe over night, you'll want to be sure and let the frozen yogurt sit out for about 10 minutes so that you'll be able to scoop and serve it easier.

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Nutrition Facts for: Raspberry Lime Frozen Yogurt from A Dash Of Sanity

Ingredients: Raspberries, yogurt, coconut water, honey, limes.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving:Calories 368m Calories from Fat 12, Total Fat 1.3g 2%, Saturated Fat 0.8g 4%, Cholesterol 5mg 2%, Sodium 63mg 3%, Potassium 449mg 13%, Carbohydrates 86.5g 29%, Dietary Fiber 7.6g 30%, Sugars 78.9g, Protein 6.0g, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 69%, Calcium 18%, Iron 8%

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