Frozen Fruit Cups

frozen fruit cup

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 medium to large banana, sliced
  • 2 kiwi, sliced

Instructions:

  1. Mix strawberries with sugar in a bowl. Let mixture sit 20–30 minutes while strawberries make juice.
  2. Add banana and kiwi to strawberries.
  3. Scoop 1/2 cup of the mixture into each of six muffin cups lined with paper liners.
  4. Freeze. Remove from freezer about 20–30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition information per serving: 50 calories, 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 13g total carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 8g sugar, 1g protein

This recipe is courtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach’s Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Visit the website for more recipes, information, and videos.

Breakfast Splits

Breakfast SplitsCelebrate National Banana Split Day on August 25!

Serves: 1 adult or 2 servings for small children

Cost per serving: $1.03

Ingredients
1 small banana
1⁄2 cup low-fat yogurt
1⁄4 cup granola or flake-style cereal
1⁄2 cup sliced or chopped fresh fruit (kiwi, orange, apple)

Directions

  1. Cut banana in half lengthwise; place in shallow bowl.
  2. Top with yogurt, cereal, and fruit

Nutrient information per serving
357 calories, 3.4 g total fat (1.3 g saturated fat), 4.9 mg cholesterol, 77.1 g total carbohydrate (6.3 g dietary fiber, 48.7 g sugar), 9.4 g protein

Check out the Spend Smart. Eat Smart Website for ideas on how to feed a healthy family.

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