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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

Ingredients

Red ingredients:
Strawberries, whole or halved
Raspberries
Watermelon, cubed
Cherries, halved and pitted
Red grapes

White ingredients:
Apples, diced
Pears, diced
Pineapple, diced
Banana, sliced
Yogurt-covered raisins
Mini marshmallows

Blue ingredients:
Blueberries
Purple grapes
Blackberries
Purple plums, diced

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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