Vegan Recipe: Minted Fruit Kebabs

Minted Fruit Kebabs

Fresh fruit makes a striking appearance in these antioxidant-rich kebabs. Enjoy them for a refreshing, light dessert!

Ingredients, Makes 4 servings

8 red or green grapes
4 large strawberries
4 1-inch-square cantaloupe chunks
4 1-inch-square honeydew chunks
4 1/2-inch-thick slices peeled kiwi
4 1-inch-square watermelon chunks
1/4 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4 10-inch bamboo skewers

Directions

Thread 1 grape, 1 strawberry, 1 cantaloupe chunk, 1 honeydew chunk, 1 slice kiwi, 1 watermelon chunk, and 1 more grape onto a skewer.

Repeat with the remaining fruit and skewers. Place the finished skewers in a shallow container.

In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, lime juice, mint, and vanilla.

Pour the marinade over the fruit kebabs, cover, and chill for at least 30 minutes (or up to 3 hours) in the refrigerator before serving.

Source: Power Foods for the Brain by Neal Barnard, MD

Per serving: Calories: 46; Fat: 0.2 g; Saturated Fat: 0.03 g; Calories from Fat: 5%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 1 g; Carbohydrate: 11 g; Sugar: 8 g; Fiber: 1.4 g; Sodium: 6 mg; Calcium: 20 mg; Iron: 0.6 mg; Vitamin C: 43 mg; Beta-Carotene: 329 mcg; Vitamin E: 0.4 mg

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