Fruit on a Raft Recipe
Just plain healthy recipe...
Fruit on a raft is actually tender waffles served with healthy apples. Canned unsweetened apples helps you whip this up in a snap.
4 frozen low fat whole grain waffles
1 15-ounce can unsweetened apples
1/2 cup water
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/8 teaspoon cloves
Place the apples and water in a small saucepan.
Add spices and stir over medium heat until hot.
While the sauce is heating, place the waffles in the toaster or prepare your own.
When waffles are done, divide the apples among the waffles and serve.
Yield: 2 servings
Calories: 306; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 79mg; Fiber: 5g; Sodium: 305mg
Extra: Fruit Salad Crackers
Add fresh fruits and use low fat or even non fat ingredient versions for these healthy and wholesome Fruit Salad Crackers.
6 ounces *cream cheese, room temperature
4 ounces vanilla yogurt
24 whole graham crackers (plain or chocolate)
Fresh fruits of your choice: raspberries, kiwis, mandarin oranges, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, mango, grapes, etc.
In bowl, mix cream cheese with vanilla yogurt until smooth, and then spread to one-quarter inch thickness on graham crackers. Decorate cracker with berries, grapes and other fruits in a pattern. Makes 8 to 10 servings. *Use non-fat or reduced-fat cream cheese to reduce fat and calories.