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.
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½
1 medium banana, sliced
6 oz. low-fat vanilla yogurt
½ cup kiwi, sliced, (approximately 1½ kiwi)
1 cup seedless red grapes
¼ cup crunchy, nutty, nugget cereal
Combine juice and banana slices in a medium bowl. Stir gently to coat banana well. This will prevent browning. Drain juice from bananas and combine juice with yogurt and mix well. Add sliced kiwi, whole grapes, and bananas to yogurt mixture and stir gently to blend all ingredients. Place equal amounts of combined fruit into each of the four small bowls. Top each with 1 tablespoon of cereal. Chill and serve.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of potassium.
From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids
Credit: Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation by Chef Mark Goodwin, CEC, CNC. 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: 133||Carbohydrates: 30g|
|Total Fat: 1g||Cholesterol: 2mg|
|Saturated Fat: 0.4g||Dietary Fiber: 2g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 6%||Sodium: 74mg|