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Fruit skewers with yogurt dip

Posted May 18, 2011, at 10:19 a.m.

Brighten up this rainy week with fresh fruit for dessert or snacking.

Recipe Summary:

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time:  0 minutes

Number of Servings:  4

Serving Size:  2 skewers, 1.5 Tbsp dip

Ingredients:

1 C strawberries, rinsed, stems removed, and cut in half

1 C fresh pineapple, diced (or canned pineapple chunks in juice, drained)

½ C blackberries

1 tangerine or Clementine, peeled and cut into 8 segments

8 6-inch wooden skewers

For dip:

1 C strawberries, rinsed, stems removed, and cut in half

¼ C fat-free plain yogurt

1/8 tsp vanilla extract

1 Tbsp honey

Directions:

  1. Thread two strawberry halves, two pineapple chunks, two blackberries, and one tangerine segment on each skewer.
  2. To prepare the dip, puree strawberries in a blender or food processor. Add yogurt, vanilla, and honey, and mix well.
  3. Serve two skewers with yogurt dip on the side.

Skewers have sharp points, so monitor younger children while eating, or take the fruit off the skewers for them.

Nutrition Information

Calories                  71

Total fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Total fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrates 18 g
Potassium 174 mg
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 4%
Iron 2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

 

 

Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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