Healthy Appetizer Recipe - Fruit 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.

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.

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

fruit and cheese kabobs


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.

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 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 1 skewer
Calories 105.0
Total Fat 6.4g
      Sat Fat 4.0g
Cholesterol 18.7mg
Sodium 195.5mg
Total Carbohydrates 3.6g
      Fiber 0.5g
      Sugar 2.6g
Protein 8.5g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
3 pts
Points
Plus:
2 pts
Original
Points:
3 pts

The Smart Points and Pts Plus values do not include the nutrition for the grapes and strawberries.

Tips

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.

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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