Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Check for modified food starch in the yogurt.


"It's nice to eat a good hunk of beef but you want a light dessert, too." -Arthur Fiedler, Conductor

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Creamy, rich, low calorie dessert sauces begin with non-fat yogurt and a touch of honey. To this you can add almost anything -- fruit puree, cocoa powder, mint, vanilla extract....


Grilled Pineapple with Creamy Balsamic Sauce

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 4 ounces pineapple and sauce

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and makes good leftovers. The sauce will keep about 2 days in the refrigerator.

Grilled Pineapple dessert recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 1/4 cup non-fat yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 8 ounces fresh pineapple chunks
  • fresh mint (finely chopped)
  • spray olive oil

Combine the yogurt, honey, vanilla extract and vinegar in a small bowl. Whisk together until well blended. The sauce can be made in advance and refrigerated.

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Place a non-stick grill pan inside.

While the oven is heating ,place the pineapple chunks onto wooden skewers. Leave a slight gap between each pineapple chunk.

When the pan is hot sprinkle the chopped mint over the pineapple. Spray the pan very lightly with olive oil and place the kabobs in the grill pan. Return the pan to the oven and cook for 5 minutes and turn. Turn every 5 minutes cooking for a total of 15 minutes.

Serve with the sauce in small dishes on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 ounces pineapple and sauce

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 106 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g
    Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    Sugars 21g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 7% Iron 2%
Vitamin K 1 mcg Potassium 214 mg
Magnesium 20 mg