This colorful fruit salad may be made up to a day in advance if you add the banana just before serving. Fruit-sweetened desserts not only satisfy a sweet tooth, but they’re full of healthy antioxidant-rich foods. In this case, you’re better off opting FOR dessert!
Makes about 4 cups (4 servings)
2 oranges, peeled and chopped
2 cups pineapple chunks
1 banana, sliced
1/4 cup shredded coconut
2 - 4 tablespoons dried cranberries
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 tablespoon water
Place oranges, pineapple, banana, coconut, and cranberries in a medium bowl. In a small bowl, mix orange juice concentrate, almond extract, and water. Pour over fruit and toss to mix.
Stored in a covered container in the refrigerator, leftover Ambrosia without the bananas will keep for up to 2 days.
Per serving: 188 calories; 2.4 g fat; 1.9 g saturated fat; 11.5% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1.8 g protein; 43.3 g carbohydrates; 35.3 g sugar; 3.9 g fiber; 17 mg sodium; 49 mg calcium; 0.7 mg iron; 61.5 mg vitamin C; 88 mcg beta-carotene; 0.3 mg vitamin E
Source: The Survivor’s Handbook: Eating Right for Cancer Survival by Neal D. Barnard, M.D., and Jennifer Reilly, R.D.
Please feel free to tailor PCRM recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.