Not Your Grandma’s Ambrosia
This lightened-up version of Grandma’s ambrosia has a gourmet flare. Perfect as a dessert or snack or for a special Sunday brunch.
Courtesy of the Oregon Dairy Council.
Meet your DASH fruit servings with this tasty ambrosia. Yogurt adds protein and calcium and a powerful boost.
½ cup sweetened shaved coconut
1 10.5-ounce can mandarin oranges packed in juice, drained
1 ripe banana, sliced
1 cup strawberries, sliced
1 cup mango, diced (about 1 medium fresh mango) or substitute apple
1 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spread coconut onto baking sheet and bake until golden and toasted, about 6 minutes. Set aside to cool.
In a medium bowl, combine fruit and stir to distribute evenly. Divide fruit into each of 4 serving dishes. Top each with ¼ cup vanilla yogurt and sprinkle with toasted coconut.
Per Serving: 179 calories, 3 g total fat, 3 g saturated fat, 35 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein, 4 g fiber, 78 mg sodium, 129 mg calcium