International Women’s Day Recipe – Fruit Dip


Today, March 8, 2011, is the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.  It is a day to celebrate women’s economic, political, and social achievements. It is also a day to celebrate respect, appreciation, and love toward women.

On this special day, women can show their love for themselves in many ways. Being healthy and eating well are ways to appreciate and love oneself. Turn today into a relaxing and stress-free day!

The recipe below is a great dessert because you can make it in just a few minutes. Whether you are talking with family and friends, reading a book, playing the computer, or watching TV, this recipe works well with all.  You can also choose fruits that you like depending on the season, orange, kiwi, tangerine, or anything you can think of.

Fruit Dip

Makes 4 Servings. ¼ recipe per serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

1 (80ounce) container low fat vanilla yogurt
2 tablespoons 100% orange juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
½ tablespoon brown sugar
2 medium red apples, cored and sliced
1 medium pear, cored and sliced
1 medium plum, sliced
8 large strawberries

Preparation:

  1. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, orange juice, lime juice, and brown sugar; mix well.
  2. Serve dip in a bowl on a large plate and surround with fruit.

Reference: Everyday Healthy Meals by Champions for Change

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