Recipe: Sizzling Grilled Fruit Kabobs
Apples are more than a tasty on-the-go snack. They offer an excellent source of soluble fiber, a nutrient responsible for reducing the LDL - or "bad" - component of cholesterol. Liven up your summer grilling fare with sizzling grilled fruit kabobs for a light side dish with vitamins to boot.
- 2 apples - cored and sliced
- 2 peaches - cored and sliced
- 1/2 of a medium pineapple - cored and sliced into 1- to 1/2-inch pieces
- Ground cinnamon
Place apple slices, peach slices and pineapple chunks on a water-soaked skewer. Sprinkle kabobs with ground cinnamon for an extra kick of antioxidants. Grill the fruit until golden-brown in color. Serve with chilled fruit dip (recipe below).
- 2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Combine ingredients and stir together. Add more honey or lemon juice depending on your taste preferences. Serve as a sweet complement to fruit kabobs or any fresh fruit.
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