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Boat Loads of Fruit 

From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Salads

Think Variety; Think Color: Red White Green

Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Serves: 2

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½

Ingredients:


¾ cup fresh strawberries
½ cup mixed fresh fruit, (pictured with Granny Smith apples with peel, bananas, red grapes, and pears, approximately 2 tablespoons of each, but be creative and use any fresh fruit combination you like)
2 tablespoons whipped cream
waffle bowls, (optional)

Place the strawberries in a blender and blend until smooth. In a medium sized bowl gently stir together the cut-up assorted fruit. Spoon into small bowls. Drizzle with the pureed strawberries. Top each with 1 tablespoon of whipped cream. Waffle bowls can be used as a fun option.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C.

From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids


Credit: Recipe is courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation and Shoney's, Inc. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 52 Carbohydrates: 11g
Total Fat: 1.1g Cholesterol: 3mg
Saturated Fat: 0.6g Dietary Fiber: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 17% Sodium: 6mg
Protein: 1g  

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