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February 8, 2018

Recipe: Fruit salad with mint

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Looking to jazz up your fruit salad? This herb can help.

 

Using fresh mint takes this fruit salad from good to great — without adding sugar! Try this herb to brighten up this healthy, fruity side dish.

 

Recipe: Fruit Salad with Mint
Serves: 20
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pineapple, chopped
  • 2 kiwis, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups of grapes, halved
  • 1 pint of strawberries, sliced
  • 10 leaves of fresh mint
Instructions
  1. Add all fruit into a large bowl.
  2. Julienne the mint: Stack 5 mint leaves on top of each other. Roll mint into a long, thin wrap. From one end, start slicing mint into thin strips. Repeat if more mint is desired.
  3. Add mint to fruit. Combine.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 43 Fat: 0 grams Carbohydrates: 11 grams Sugar: 8 grams Sodium: 1 milligram Fiber: 1 gram Protein: 1 gram

 

Recipe: Fruit salad with mint

A SWEET, HEALTHY OPTION FOR VALENTINE'S DAYTry fresh mint to brighten up this healthy fruit dish for a sweet treat. Vanderbilt Dietetic Intern Emily Berg shows how to prepare it; print the recipe here from My Southern Health: http://spr.ly/6180DOCoI

Posted by My Southern Health on Thursday, February 8, 2018

 

Emily Berg is a dietetic intern at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition-Dietetics and minor in Communication from Auburn University. After becoming a Registered Dietitian, Emily plans to someday open her own private practice to combine her interests in business, counseling, and nutrition.

 

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