Category: Fruits

Grapefruit Benefits and Side Effects – The Guide To Being Healthy

Grapefruit Benefits and Side Effects – The Guide To Being Healthy

Benefits Of Grapefruit There are many Health benefits to eating grapefruit. However, there are also just as many side effects to eating it as well. Please make sure before starting any grapefruit program you see you Doctor and make sure it is safe. I will […]

Musk Melon Health Benefits – The Superhero of Fruit

Musk Melon Health Benefits – The Superhero of Fruit

What Is Muskmelon?  🍈 Muskmelon is what I think of as My Superhero Fruit. It is cooling and hydrating because they have such a high percentage of water. Muskmelons are often mistaken for Cantaloupes, they are both melons but are so completely different. Muskmelons   […]

Fun fruit kebabs with maple cinnamon yogurt dip

Fun fruit kebabs with maple cinnamon yogurt dip

There’s nothing like fruit kebabs to amp up the fun factor at snack time or summer get-together’s. Wow everyone’s taste buds by whipping up a creamy yogurt dip spiked with maple syrup.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: no cooking needed

Kebabs:

  • 8 strawberries, halved
  • 2 peaches or nectarines or 3 plums, sliced into 8 wedges each
  • 2 bananas, peeled and each cut into 8 pieces

Yogurt dip:

  • 250 mL (1 cup) 0% fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) pure maple syrup
  • 2 mL (1/2 tsp) ground cinnamon
  1. Kebabs: Pierce fruit onto small skewers, alternating fruit.
  2. Yogurt dip: In a bowl, whisk together yogurt, maple syrup and cinnamon. Serve with fruit kebabs.

Makes 8 kebabs.

Tips:

  • This is one snack that little chefs will love making and eating.
  • Make the dip a day ahead and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Unleash your inner chef and experiment with endless fruit combinations.
Alternate Formats

Recipe developed by Emily Richards, P.H. Ec. for Health Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.


 

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