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Fruit Kebabs with Fluffy Fruit Dip

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  • Treat kids to a fun and healthy snack of Fruit Kebabs with Fluffy Fruit Dip.

       Treat kids to a fun and healthy snack of Fruit Kebabs with Fluffy Fruit Dip.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

 

1 cup fruit-flavored low-fat yogurt

1 cup fat-free whipped topping, thawed

1 teaspoon honey

6-8 whole strawberries, trimmed

1 banana, cut into --inch chunks

6-8 pineapple chunks

6-8 seedless red or green grapes

In a small bowl, make dip by mixing together yogurt, whipped topping, and honey. Cover and refrigerate until needed.

Thread one piece of each fruit onto each of six skewers. Repeat until the fruit is gone or skewers are full. Serve with dip.

Cook's notes: Use any of your kid's favorite fruits. Scoop dip into individual serving cups so kids can double-dip at will.

Serves six.

Nutrition values per serving: 64 calories, 0.4 g fat (0.2 g saturated), 16.5 g carboydartes, 1.1 g fiber, 2.5 g protein, 1.9 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium.

"Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens" by Jodie Shield and Mary Mullen (EatRight Press, 2012)

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