Skip The Pumpkin Muffin, Go For the Autumn Fruit Salad!

Autumn Fruit Salad

Ingredients: Makes 6-8 servings

2 1/2 cups seedless grapes
2 apples, cored and chopped
1 banana, peeled and sliced
2 cups chopped pears
1 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon apple cider or juice
1/2 cup almond slivers (optional)

Directions:
1. Cut grapes in half.
2. Combine grapes, apples, banana and pears in a medium bowl.
3. In a small bowl, mix yogurt with cinnamon and apple cider or juice.
4. Pour yogurt mixture and almonds over fruit, and mix.
5. Chill and serve.
6. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts: Serving size 1/6 of recipe

Calories: 270

Calories from fat: 90

Total fat: 10g    16%

Saturated fat: 1g   6%

Cholesterol: less than 5mg  1%

Sodium: 30 mg   1%

Total Carbohydrate: 34g   14%

Dietary Fiber: 6g  26%

Sugars: 31g

Protein: 7g

                    Vitamin A: 2%           Vitamin C: 25%              Calcium: 15%                Iron: 8%

Percent (%) Daily Value:
5% or less is LOW
20% or more is HIGH

Quick tips of using grapes in your food:

  • Freeze them to make a cool snack!
  • Serve them with cheese and crackers 
  • Add grapes to all types of salads
  • Remember to rinse before using!

For more information and another recipe to incorporate grapes into your diet, visit: http://www.jsyfruitveggies.org/download.cfm/grapes.pdf?AssetID=95

http://www.jsyfruitveggies.org/Recipes/BreakfastLunchDinner.html

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2 thoughts on “Skip The Pumpkin Muffin, Go For the Autumn Fruit Salad!

    • I actually got this straight off the website! I used to use one at my school but I don’t remember what it was called. They do come in handy!

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