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fruit and cheese kabobs

This healthy appetizer recipe is perfect for a quick snack or as a side dish.

With healthy fruits and low fat cheese, this snack can help you stay within your allowance for your diet plan.

The great thing about these kabobs is that there is no cooking involved.

These are great for picnics, cookouts or parties. So grab some fresh fruits, low fat cheeses and don't forget the wooden skewers.



Fruitfully Cheesy Kabob Appetizer Recipe

This kabob is so simple to put together and has several yummy tastes in one healthyappetizer.

You can change it up by using different fruits and cheeses. You can even add a few slices of deli ham, turkey or your favorite lunch meat.

This cold but juicy kabob makes a great appetizer or side dish. If you really want to go healthy with this appetizer recipe, try using fruits and veggies only.

For you Weight Watchers members that would be a zero points snack.

Recipe Type:

Appetizer, Fruits, Side Dish, Snack

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

Ingredients

  • 16 each Red Grapes
  • 8 ounces Cheddar cheese low fat (cubed) (approx 1 oz per cube)
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese (cubed) (approx 1 oz per cube)
  • 8 each Strawberries, Large (halved)
  • 8 each Wooden Skewers


Directions

  1. Cut strawberries in half. If they are extra large you may want to cut them in quarters.
  2. Cut cheese into 1 inch cubes
  3. Thread each skewer with the grapes, cheeses and strawberries alternating between the ingredients.

Cooking Times

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cooking Time:

n/a

Total Time:

10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size 2.2 oz
Calories 105.48
Total Fat 6.41g
      Sat Fat 3.99g
Cholesterol 18.7mg
Sodium 195.54mg
Total Carbohydrates 3.63g
      Fiber 0.45g
      Sugar 2.6g
Protein 8.49g

Weight Watchers Points

Smart Points: 3pts
Points Plus: 2pts
Original Points: 3pts
Note: The Smart Points and Pts Plus values do not include the nutrition for the grapes and strawberries.

To make this a zero Smart Points recipe, just substitute the cheese for your favorite veggie or fruit. It's a delicious way to snack without using up your daily allowance.



Tips

This is a fun appetizer recipe for kids to help with. They will love threading the fruits and cheeses on the wooden skewers. Plus it's a healthy snack for them to have after school.


Here's another tasty appetizer recipe you can try. These asparagus roll-ups make a perfect warm snack or side dish for your next meal.

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