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This recipe is my adaptation of one from The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten. It's a wonderful dish to serve for brunch and it's a healthy snack as well.


  • 1 container of plain yogurt (750 grams;whichever brand you like; whatever level of fat content you like)
  • zest and juice of one orange
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup prunes, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut (I use dried but if you can find fresh ... be my guest!)


  • Line a sieve with cheesecloth or paper towels. Spoon the yogurt into the sieve and place in a large pot in the refrigerator to drain overnight.
  • Remove the yogurt from the sieve and place in a large bowl. Add the orange zest, orange juice and honey and mix well.
  • Add the nuts and prunes, mix well.
  • Finish by adding the coconut extract and flaked coconut. Mix well and cover and refrigerate for an hour before serving.
  • Enjoy!
  • Note: This recipe will yield approximately 3 cups of yogurt.

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