Thursday, July 16, 2015

Fruit Skewers with Yogurt Dip

For Skewers

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
8 6-inch wooden skewers

For Dip

1 cup strawberries, rinsed, stems removed and cut in half
¼ cup fat-free plain yogurt
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon honey


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


Serving Size: 2 skewers and 1½ tablespoons of dip
Calories: 71
Total Fat: 0 g saturated
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 18 g

Recipe Source: Reprinted with permission from Keep the Beat™ Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. NIH Publication No. 10-7531. Page 73. December 2010.

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