Change the line-up of fruit each time you make this recipe! Add a drop of food color to the cream cheese for extra color.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
- 4 rice cakes
- 1/4 cup soft cream cheese
- Dash of vanilla
- 1 cup assorted fresh and dried fruit (kiwifruit, blueberries, strawberries, mandarin oranges segments, and dried cranberries)
1: CHILD/ PARENT: Measure cream cheese put in small bowl. Add vanilla. Blend well.
2: CHILD/ PARENT: Wash fresh fruit and pat dry. Cut it small pieces. Put each fruit in a small bowl.
3: CHILD: Spread a layer of cream cheese on top of each rice cake to cover it.
4: CHILD: Decorate with different fruits. Enjoy!
Nutritional analysis per serving:
9 g carbohydrate
1 g protein
4 g fat
1 g fiber
16 mg calcium
(Courtesy of the National Dairy Council ®. Source: Adapted from: Captain 5 a Day, Connecticut Department of Public Health)