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Low Calorie Red, White, and Blue Snack or Dessert

Healthy Snack: Red, White, and Blue Fruit Kebabs

Having some people over to celebrate the last weekend of the 2012 Summer Olympics? Here's a quick and refreshing treat you can serve to show your support for Team USA!

Whip them up ahead of time or set up bowls of red, white, and blue ingredients with skewers so your guests can make their own. Who could resist these colorful kebabs?

Continue reading for a list of low-cal ingredient suggestions you can use to make this simple Olympics-inspired dessert.

Red, White, and Blue Fruit Kebabs

Original recipe

Ingredients

  1. Red ingredients:
    Strawberries, whole or halved
    Raspberries
    Watermelon, cubed
    Cherries, halved and pitted
    Red grapes
  1. White ingredients:
    Apples, diced
    Pears, diced
    Pineapple, diced
    Banana, sliced
    Yogurt-covered raisins
    Mini marshmallows
  1. Blue ingredients:
    Blueberries
    Purple grapes
    Blackberries
    Purple plums, diced
  1. You'll also need bamboo or metal skewers.

Directions

  1. Grab a skewer and alternate between sliding on one red, one white, and then one blue ingredient until the skewer is filled.
  2. Enjoy immediately.
  3. If making these ahead of time, drizzle a little lemon juice on the finished kebabs and store in the fridge in an airtight container.
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