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Health Information Heart Healthy Recipe

Rainbow Fruit Salad*

You can’t go wrong with this salad — it’s juicy, fresh, naturally low in fat and sodium, and cholesterol free. Enjoy it as a salad or a dessert.

For Fruit Salad

  • 1 large mango, peeled, diced
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 2 cups seedless grapes
  • 2 nectarines, unpeeled, sliced
  • 1 kiwi fruit, peeled, sliced

For Honey Orange Sauce

  • ⅓ cup unsweetened orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1½ Tbsp honey
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • dash nutmeg

1. Prepare the fruit.

2. Combine all ingredients for sauce and mix.

3. Just before serving, pour honey–orange sauce over fruit.

Yield: 12 servings

Serving Size: 4-oz cup

Each serving provides:
Calories: 96
Total fat: 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 4 mg
Total fiber: 3 g
Protein: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Potassium: 302 mg

*This recipe is from the "Keep the Beat" Heart Healthy Recipes developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to help Americans keep their heartbeat strong.

This recipe’s not only good for the heart, it’s good for the whole body, so make it one of your family favorites.

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