Easy No-Cook Pumpkin Pie Parfaits

These airy pumpkin pie parfaits are a perfectly festive fall dessert. They are so luscious and so simple, you will want to make sure to include them on your Thanksgiving menu.

Pumpkin Pie Parfaits - tastes indulgent but secretly light

Perhaps you are starting to feel overwhelmed by all you have taken on for your holiday meal. This parfait is about to come to your rescue. You can be in and out of the kitchen in mere minutes the night before and have a stunning fall dessert ready to serve after your holiday meal.

In addition to being easy-peasy, this is an indulgent dessert that is secretly light in calories. A single pumpkin pie parfait comes in waaayy under 100 calories per serving! Seriously!

Pumpkin Pie Parfaits - tastes indulgent but secretly light

I know, I know. You don’t want to count calories on a holiday but after a hearty meal a light dessert may be just the thing that keeps you from undoing the button AND the zipper on your pants before the guests leave.

Healthy arguments aside, you are going to adore this recipe! You just whisk a few ingredients together, chill, and assemble. They can hang out in the refrigerator all ready to go or be spooned into their serving dishes at the last minute.

If you don’t fit the parfaits in on Thanksgiving, make them for a sweet snack during the holiday weekend. You could serve them for a festive post door busting or tree chopping treat. What ever you do this weekend I hope you will be surrounded by family and friends and filled with joy and your favorite holiday foods.

Pumpkin Pie Parfaits - tastes indulgent but secretly light

Pumpkin Pie Parfaits
 
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An indulgent play on a mousse that tastes just like the creamy inside of a pumpkin pie. No one will ever guess you made this in minutes or that it is secretly healthy!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 cup non-fat vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup low fat 1% milk
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 (3.4oz) package vanilla instant pudding mix, sugar-free, fat-free
Method
  1. Whisk together the yogurt, milk, pumpkin, and spice. Add the pudding mix and stir just until combined. Spoon the mousse into your serving dish or dishes, cover, and chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Cover any remaining mousse and store it in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Notes
Serving suggestion: Top the mousse with crumbled gingersnap cookies, fat-free whipped topping, and a sprinkle of nutmeg. Garnish with a few pomegranate seeds.
If you are making this for a crowd, serve the mousse in clear plastic wine tumblers.
Weight Watchers Points Plus = 2
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 64 Fat: .5 Carbohydrates: 9.8 Sugar: 4.6 Sodium: 233 Fiber: 1.3 Protein: 7
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 64 Fat: .5 Carbohydrates: 10 Sugar: 4.6 Sodium: 233 Fiber: 1.3 Protein: 7 Weight Watchers Points Plus: 2

 

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