Fruit-Filled Cantaloupe Baskets
Fruit-Filled Cantaloupe Baskets are healthy, colorful and add a special sense of elegance to a summer brunch.
- 2 cantaloupes
- 2 cups halved strawberries
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1/4 cup Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® 100% Juice
- 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon granular no calorie sweetener (such as SPLENDA)
- 1 bunch frisée or green leaf lettuce
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
COMBINE cantaloupe balls, strawberries and blueberries in large bowl. Mix Juicy Juice, lemon juice and sweetener in small bowl; pour mixture over fruit mixture and toss lightly.
LINE cantaloupe halves with frisée or lettuce leaves. Spoon fruit mixture into each cantaloupe half. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.
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For the Diabetic recipes, you need to include the carbs and calories and fat. VERY IMPORTANT for us poor souls with this disease.
We have used a "cannonball" watermelon for the basket, instead of the cantaloupe, although cantaloupe was used as a basket ingredient. Cut the melon in half before attempting to scallop the basket rim. Side note: Cantaloupe halves make great chili bowls.
Fruit Filled Cantaloupe Basket
I put fruits in my husbands lunches and I like to give him a variety....this adds alittle kick to the taste of plain old fruit. I added pepper and then i mixed it all up. And because it was for my husbands lunch I did not use the cantaloupe basket, I just put the fruit mixture into a plastic sandwich box.
Good and healthy, too!!!
Great Healthy Meal
This a great recipe, especially if you don't have too much time and still want to eat healthy. My kids usually despise eating anything but junk food. I decided to give it a try and they loved it. It tastes absolutely delicious, especially if you choose all ripe fruits. It's really great!
Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 160
- Calories from Fat: 5
- Total Fat: 0.5g (1% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 0g (0% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 0mg (0% of DV)
- Sodium: 50mg (2% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 38g (13% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 5g (19% of DV)
- Sugars: 31g
- Protein: 3g
- Vitamin A: 210% of DV
- Vitamin C: 250% of DV
- Calcium: 6% of DV
- Iron: 8% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.