A Healthy Fruit Dip Recipe
A Low Fat Fruit Dip for Snack Time
This Healthy Fruit Dip Recipe makes a great low-fat fruit dip to accompany fresh fruit, or it can be made to serve as a topping for hot oatmeal.
A great way to add more nutrition (fruit and calcium) to a child's ... or an adult's daily food intake.
Why not make one for an after school snack?
3/4 cup fresh raspberries
2 cups 2% cottage cheese
1/4 cup chopped pecans (or other nuts)
3 tbsps. liquid honey
2 tsps. flax seed
1/2 tsp. minced ginger (optional)
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
In a bowl, flatten the fresh raspberries with a fork.
Add the cottage cheese, pecans, honey, flaxseed, ginger and the vanilla extract, and stir until well combined.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
Serve over hot oatmeal, or with assorted fruit.
Fat per 1/4 cup serving - 3 grams.
(This recipe is adapted from a recipe which was posted in our local newspaper: The Hamilton Spectator)
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