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Baked Apples with Yogurt

6 medium tart apples, such as Gala, Granny Smith, or Jonathan, cored and peeled 1/3 of the way down
3 4-inch (10 cm) strips of orange rind, cut into thin strips
3 teaspoons (13 g) reduced-fat margarine
juice of 1 large lemon
about 1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) spoonable brown sugar substitute
6 tablespoons (84 g) plain nonfat yogurt
1 tablespoon (8 g) chopped walnuts

Place the cored and partially peeled apples in a high-sided microwave-safe dish. Stuff the apples with orange rind strips and top each with 1/2 teaspoon margarine. Rub the pared flesh of the apple with lemon juice. Sprinkle with cinnamon and brown sugar substitute. Fill the dish with water 1/3 of the way up the sides of the apples. Cover with plastic wrap and cook in the microwave for 4 to 5 minutes on HIGH. Carefully remove the plastic wrap. Place the apples in individual serving bowls. Top each with 1 tablespoon (14 g) yogurt and sprinkle with some of the walnuts. Serve hot. Per serving: 145 calories (14% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 3 g total fat (0.3 g saturated fat), 32 g carbohydrates, 5 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 38 mg sodium Diabetic exchanges: 2 carbohydrate (fruit)

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