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- October 1st, 2007Unfeatured
1 pomegranate (seeds only)
1 apple, cored and quartered;
each quarter cut in 1/2-inch-thick vertical slices
8 ounces pineapple chunks, drained
1 orange, peeled and sectioned
1 banana, peeled and cut in
2 kiwi, peeled and cut in
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon agave nectar or honey
8 ounces low-fat plain yogurt
1/4 cup shredded coconut
2 tablespoons unsweetened
2 tablespoons coarsely
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Toss the fruit with the lemon juice and agave nectar. Place in a serving bowl, or arrange on a serving platter.
2. In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, coconut, preserves, walnuts, and vanilla.
3. Toss the sauce with the fruit in the serving bowl, or place in a small bowl to serve as a dip for fruit on the platter.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories 186; Protein 4 g; Carbohydrates 38 g; Total Fat 4 g; Saturated Fat 2 g; Cholesterol 3 mg; Sodium 38 mg; Fiber 3 g
- July 1st, 2007Unfeatured
1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1/4 cup açai or mangosteen juice
1 cup frozen cherries
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup low-fat or fat-free vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon honey
1 scoop vanilla-flavored whey protein
Garnish: whole blueberries and a sprig of fresh mint
Blend together in blender. Enjoy!
Nutrition information per serving: Calories 319; Protein 16 g; Carbohydrates 61.5 g; Total Fat 2.1 g; Saturated Fat 1.1 g; Cholesterol 22.5 mg; Sodium 96 mg; Fiber 3.6 g