Fruit Skewers with Yogurt Dip

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Prep time: 15 min. Servings: 2 skewers with 1 ½ Tbsp. dip

Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries, rinsed, stems removed and cut in half
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced (or canned pineapple chunks in juice, drained)
  • ½ cup blackberries
  • 1 tangerine or clementine, peeled and cut into 8 segments

Dip

  • 1 cup strawberries, rinsed, stems removed and cut in half
  • ¼ cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • ⅛ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. honey

Directions

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

Notes

Note: All exchange values are approximate. When an optional or additional ingredient is offered, exchange values may change.

Gluten-free recipes are prepared without any wheat, barley, rye or triticale. Check the label on each ingredient to make sure the brand you are using does not contain these grains in any form (flour, bread stuffing, bran germ, malt, starch, etc.).

Nutrition Information:

Per serving: 71 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat (0g saturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 1 g protein.
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 other carbs.

**Originally appeared in "Keep the Beat"/We Can! "Deliciously Healthy Family Meals". Recipes from the "Keep the Beat"/We Can! "Deliciously Healthy Family Meals" cookbook were developed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Participation by TOPS Club, Inc., does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services or the NIH/NHBLI. All government publications in the public domain and do not have any copyright assigned to them.


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