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  • Fruit Skewers With Yogurt Dip

Tangy fruit and sweet yogurt make a perfect taste combination

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals


  • 1 C strawberries, rinsed, stems removed, and cut in half

  • 1 C fresh pineapple, diced (or canned pineapple chunks in juice, drained)

  • ½ C blackberries

  • 1 tangerine or Clementine, peeled and cut into 8 segments

  • 8 6-inch wooden skewers

  • For dip:

    1 C strawberries, rinsed, stems removed, and cut in half
    ¼ C fat-free plain yogurt
    1/8 tsp vanilla extract
    1 Tbsp honey

Photograph of the completed recipe.
calories 71
Total fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Total fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrates 18 g
Potassium 174 mg
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 4%
Iron 2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Thread two strawberry halves, two pineapple chunks, two blackberries, and one tangerine segment on each skewer.

  • 2
    To prepare the dip, puree strawberries in a blender or food processor. Add yogurt, vanilla, and honey, and mix well.

  • 3
    Serve two skewers with yogurt dip on the side.

Note: Skewers have sharp edges, so monitor younger children while eating, or take the fruit off the skewers for them.

Chefs in Training Younger children can rinse the fruit, thread onto skewers, and mix the dip.  Older children can make the recipe themselves.

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