Fresh Fruit Ambrosia
Source: American Diabetes Association Holiday Cookbook
by Betty Wedman, M.S., R.D.
Special: Fruits, Desserts
Yield: 6 servings
1/4c Orange juice
1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
1/2-c Club soda
1/4 ts Ground cardamom
1 md Banana, peeled
1 tb Coconut, flaked & toasted
3 c Fresh fruit pieces *
* Fruits such as cantaloupe, grapes, pineapple, apple, pear, nectarine, plum, honeydew melon, blueberries, strawberries.
Combine the orange juice, club soda, and banana in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour over the fresh fruit mixture. Sprinkle with the nutmeg and cardamom.
Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Sprinkle on the coconut and serve immediately.
Per 1/2-cup serving: 81 calories, carbohydrate 20 g., protein 1 g., fat 1 g., sodium 1 mg., potassium 278 mg., cholesterol 0
Exchange value: 1-1/2 frui
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