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RECIPE!! Fruit Salad with Vanilla Maple Yogurt Dressing

August 10, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC

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Take advantage of the marvelous fresh, colourful and tasty berries available in many parts of Canada during the summer. This is an ideal breakfast treat, and is perfect for a light dessert as well.

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

Summertime Fruit Salad:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) Blueberries
  • 1 cup (250 ml) Raspberries
  • 1 cup (250 ml) sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup (250 ml) blackberries or Saskatoon berries
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) toasted and finely chopped hazelnuts (optional)

Vanilla Maple Yogurt Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) light sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) pure maple syrup
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon

Instructions

1. In a bowl, gently combine blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries.

2. Dressing: In a small bowl, combine yogurt, sour cream, maple syrup and cinnamon. Use immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

3. Place 1 cup (250 mL) berry mixture in each serving bowl. Top each with 2 tbsp (30 mL) dressing and 2 tsp (10 mL) hazelnuts (if using).

Nutrients Per Serving

  • Calories 104
  • Fat 1.5 g
  • Saturated Fats 0.6 g
  • Sodium 26 mg (1% DV)
  • Carbohydrate 22 g
  • Fibre 6 g (24%DV)
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calcium 87 mg (8% DV)
  • Iron 0.8 mg (6%DV)

Reprinted with permission © Cook! Dietitians of Canada. 2011. Published by Robert Rose Inc. Order at http://www.amazon.ca/Dietitians-Canada-Cook-Recipes-Celebrate/dp/0778802612 or visit www.dietitians.ca/

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