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Chocolatey Fruit Tower and Bow Ties and Veggies

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    Chocolatey Fruit Tower 
    Preparation Time: 12 minutes


    • 4 (6-inch) bamboo skewers
    • 1 premade pound cake
    • 8 strawberries, whole, leaves hulled
    • 8 raspberries, whole
    • 1 cup pineapple, cored, chunked
    • 4 Tbsp. chocolate syrup


    1. Cut pound cake into 4 1x3-inch rectangles and 8 1x1-inch squares.
    2. Place 1 1x3-inch piece cake on plate, stick skewer in middle.
    3. Add strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and 1x1-inch piece of cake to skewer.  Repeat with another strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and 1x1-inch piece of cake.
    4. Drizzle with chocolate syrup.

    Nutrition Information:
    Chocolatey Fruit Tower Calories 354, Fat 2.5g, Protein 12g, Carbohydrate 52.1g, Fiber 2.4g, Cholesterol 9mg, Sodium 280mg, Calcium 348mg, Vitamin A 529 IU, Vitamin C 44.4mg, Iron 1.4mg


    Bow Ties and Veggies

    Preparation Time: 15 minutes


    • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
    • ½ cup sweet onions, sliced
    • 1 cup broccoli and cauliflower, chopped
    • ½ cup rainbow peppers, chopped
    • 2 cups bow tie pasta, cooked according to package directions
    • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
    • ½ cup strawberries, sliced
    • ½ cup feta cheese


    1. Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat, add onions, broccoli, cauliflower and peppers, cook for 5 minutes or until tender.
    2. Reduce heat to low. Mix in cooked pasta and tomatoes, heat for 1 minute or until warm.
    3. Top with cheese and strawberries.

    Nutrition Information:
    Bow Ties & Veggies Calories 433, Fat 13.5g, Protein 12.5g, Carbohydrate 65.5g, Fiber 5.2g, Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 430mg, Calcium 164mg, Vitamin A 4813 IU, Vitamin C 149.5mg, Iron 3.2mg

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