Fruit Kebabs with Blueberry Cream-Cheese Dip - dummies

Fruit Kebabs with Blueberry Cream-Cheese Dip

By Erin Palinski-Wade, Tara Gidus, Kristina LaRue

Colorful fruit kebabs are always fun to eat, but this flat-belly recipe takes them to a new level with the addition of blueberry cream-cheese dip.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Blueberry Dip (see the following recipe)

1 cup fresh blueberries

2 cups cubed watermelon or pineapple

2 apples, cored and cut into 24 pieces

  1. On 24 bamboo skewers (10-inch), alternate the blueberries with watermelon or pineapple pieces and apple pieces.

  2. Serve the kebabs with the Blueberry Dip on the side.

Blueberry Cream Cheese Dip

2 cups fresh blueberries

1/3 cup light cream cheese

2 tablespoons apricot preserves

  1. In the container of a food processor or blender, place all the ingredients and whirl until smooth.

  2. Remove to a serving bowl, cover, and refrigerate until serving.

Per serving: Calories 107 (From Fat 15); Fat 2g (Saturated 1g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 46mg; Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 3g); Protein 2g.

Note: This recipe is reproduced from Reproduced with the permission of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.