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    Rhubarb, Raspberry, and Whole Grain Verrines with Fromage Blanc

    Feast your eyes on these gorgeous little pots, before savoring as a dessert, or a tasty new breakfast treat.

    Preparation Time
    10 min
    Cooking Time
    15 min
    Cooling Time
    0
    Skill Level
    Easy
    Serving Size
    6

    Ingredients

    • 250 g rhubarb
    • 75 g powdered sugar
    • 50 g non-fat fromage blanc
    • 1 packet vanilla sugar
    • 50 g FITNESSE® cereal
    • 100 g raspberries

    Instructions

    • Peel and cut rhubarb.
    • Cook rhubarb over low heat with 60 g of powdered sugar for 15 min.
    • Pour the cooked rhubarb into the bottom of 6 glass verrines.
    • Mix the fromage blanc, the remaining sugar and vanilla sugar.
    • Pour the mixture over the cooked rhubarb.
    • Sprinkle the raspberries and cereal over the mixture and serve cold.

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    What are the health and nutritional benefits of Nestlé Gluten Free Corn Flakes?

    As well as being a healthy choice for people who want to reduce the amount of gluten in their diet, or have coeliac disease or a gluten intolerance, Gluten Free Corn Flakes are fortified with B-vitamins, folic acid and iron

    I’ve heard a low GI diet can help me lose weight. Is this true?

    It’s too early to say. The science in this area is still emerging. There is evidence that low GI foods take longer to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer, but none that you’ll eat fewer calories at the next meal.

    Is Nestlé planning to launch gluten-free versions of its other cereals or cereal bars?

    Not yet, but we will keep listening and responding to people’s needs.

    Why do some breakfast cereals have different serving sizes labeled on pack?

    The serving sizes mentioned on breakfast cereals can slightly differ, mainly due to differences in product density. Beyond its nutrients density, it’s also important for the portion size to suit the average cereal bowl. Some types of breakfast cereals, such as mueslis or granolas, are denser than traditional flakes; so a 30 g serving could look tiny and unrealistic in a bowl – that's why we use 45 g as a reference. These different serving sizes have been defined by the European cereals trade association and consistently applied by all industry members in Europe.

    Does the high GI of breakfast cereals negate the whole grain benefits?

    No. Even though some foods made with whole grain have a high GI, you can still benefit by including them in a healthy, balanced diet. Eating lots of whole grain can be good for the heart, even if the GI of the food is high. The whole population can benefit from eating more whole grain; the effect of low GI foods is still not clear.