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Coconut and Almond Fruit SaladCoconut and Almond Fruit Salad

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

April 24, 2011

 

This is an easy and healthy fruit salad recipe that is perfect for breakfast or brunch.

 

Yield

Makes 6 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoons grated lime rind
  • 2 cups canned pineapple chunk, in juice, drained
  • 1 cups grapes
  • 1 cup chopped apple
  • 1 cup mandarin orange, in juice, drained
  • 1 cup chopped peeled kiwi
  • 1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1 medium banana, sliced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

 

Preparation

  1. Combine yogurt, honey, and lime rind in a small bowl.
  2. Combine pineapple and next 5 ingredients (through coconut) in a large bowl; toss gently to combine.
  3. Just before serving, stir in banana. Top fruit mixture with yogurt sauce; sprinkle with almonds.

 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 196
Calories from fat: 22%
Fat: 4.8 g
Saturated fat: 1.8 g
Monounsaturated fat: 1.7 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8 g
Protein: 4.3 g
Carbohydrate: 37.9 g
Fiber: 4.7 g
Cholesterol: 2 mg
Iron: 0.9 mg
Sodium: 40 mg
Calcium: 111 mg

 

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