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fruit kabobs

Fun Fruit Kabobs

Getting kids to eat healthy snacks can be a challenge. Being creative with the presentation can help! Try these kabobs for a quick and easy snack:

Prep time: 15 minutes

What You Need

  • 1 apple
  • 1 banana
  • 1/3 cup red seedless grapes
  • 1/3 cup green seedless grapes
  • 2/3 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup nonfat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup dried coconut, shredded

Equipment and Supplies

  •  Knife (you’ll need help from your adult assistant)
  • 2 wooden skewer sticks
  • 1 large plate

What to Do

  1.  Wash the apple, banana, grapes, and pineapple and cut into small 1-inch chunks.
  2. Spread the shredded coconut onto a large plate.
  3. Slide the cut pieces of fruit onto the skewer in desired pattern until skewer is full.
  4. Hold your kabob at the end and roll it in the yogurt, so the fruit get’s covered.
  5. Then, roll the kabob in the shredded coconut.
  6. Repeat until all skewers are full or until the fruit runs out.

Recipe makes 4 servings. 1 serving size equals 1 kabob.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving):

  •  141 calories
  • 3g fat
  • 28g carbohydrates
  • 1mg cholesterol
  • 2g saturated fat
  • 52mg sodium
  • 103 mg calcium
  • 0.5mg iron
  • 3g fiber
  • Note: nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

For more fun and easy kid-friendly recipes: USDA Recipes for Healthy Kids