Layered Fruit Salad Recipe


This healthy fruit salad recipe is great for Weight Watchers members as well as fruit lovers. Made from a variety of fresh fruits and other yummy ingredients to sweeten it up, it is quick and easy and sure to be a hit at any picnic or party.

Fresh fruit is the best but you can use frozen if they are not in season. The great thing about this salad is that you can use your favorite fruits without changing the Weight Watchers points.

Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

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Layered Fruit Salad Recipe

Below is a list of ingredients needed to make this healthy fruit salad. You can modify by selecting your favorite fresh fruits. If the fruit is not in season, you can use canned or frozen fruit.

Just make sure the canned or frozen fruit does not have added syrup but is stored in it's own fruit juices otherwise you will have to count those towards the WW points on this fruit salad recipe.

Recipe Type:

Desserts, Fruits, Salads, Side Dish, Snack

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh peaches or mangos
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups halved blackberries
  • 1 (8 ounce) package reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen reduced-fat frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped Almonds

Directions

  1. Beat together the cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth in a mixing bowl.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping.
  3. Place a layer of the cream cheese mixture at the bottom of each serving glass or bowl.
  4. Add a layer of fruit (it can be one fruit or a mixture of the fruits.
  5. Place another layer of cream cheese mixture and then another layer of fruit.
  6. Repeat the layers until the serving dish is full. Usually 2 or 3 layers is all you will get depending on the size of the fruits.
  7. Finish the layer with the cream cheese mixture.
  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  9. When ready to serve, take out of refrigerator and sprinkle with the almonds.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: n/a

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of servings for this fruit salad recipe 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: 10
Serving Size 3/4 cup
Calories 150
Total Fat 5g
      Sat Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 3.1mg
Sodium 174.9mg
Total Carbohydrates 22.5g
      Fiber 2.5g
      Sugar 18.1g
Protein 5.8g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
4 pts
SmartPoints
Non-FreeStyle:
4 pts
Points
Plus:
3 pts
Original
Points:
2 pts

The fruits are not included in the calculation for any of the Weight Watchers points.

Tips

If you swap out the different fruits and are a WW member, no problem the points are the same. If you are counting calories, carbs or something else, you may need to adjust these values.

Here's what ChooseMyPlate.gov has to say on the benefits of fruits.




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