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Score Big with Chef Annmarie Chelius' Healthy Game Day Snack

January 28, 2013

Chef Annmarie Chelius of Ocean City, educator at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts, shares a recipe for a simple and sweet Game Day snack that’s both kid- and figure-friendly.

Strawberries and Cream with Crunchy Garnish


  • 1 quart strawberries, washed and with stems
  • 4 ounces low-fat cream cheese
  • 4 ounces vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups crushed garnish: Grape Nuts cereal, Rice Krispies, graham crackers, etc.*


1.)   In a large bowl, whip the cream cheese, honey and vanilla. Fold in the Greek yogurt.

2.)   Dip strawberries in the cream mixture.

3.)   Place healthy cereal/graham crackers in a plastic bag and “crush” mixture using hands, a pan or a rolling pin.*

4.)   Carefully dip strawberries in the crunchy garnish.

5.)   Place each strawberry in a paper cup or cupcake liner to serve to guests.

*Home chefs can substitute garnish with any healthy cereal or snack of their choice.

*Children can get involved with this recipe by helping to crush the crunchy garnish mixture.

The ACA, located at Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus, has been training future chefs for more than 30 years. For more information about the Academy, call 1-800-645‑CHEF, email or visit