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: 1 ½
1 cup papaya, cut into ½” pieces
2 cups fresh pineapple, cut into ½” pieces
2 cups cantaloupe, peeled, seeded, cut into ½” pieces
1 cup seedless grapes, halved
¼ cup sweetened shredded or flaked coconut, toasted
Fresh mint sprigs
Mix first 5 ingredients in large bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
Spoon fruit into 6 small serving bowls.
Sprinkle with coconut and garnish with mint.
Each serving provides: an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and a good source of folate, potassium, and fiber.
Credit: Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 151||Carbohydrates: 35g|
|Total Fat: 1.9g||Cholesterol: 0mg|
|Saturated Fat: 1.4g||Dietary Fiber: 3g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 11%||Sodium: 22mg|