Note: This recipe is suitable for those following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet. However, it may include ingredients such as dairy or other animal-based products that may not fit in with vegan or some other vegetarian diets.
Here's a sneaky way to increase your daily intake of fruit!
Prep time: 20 minutes
Serving size: 1 apple with ½ cup ice cream
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
4 g protein
4 g fat
2 g sat. fat
50 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
20 mg cholesterol
52 mg sodium
99 mg calcium
1 mg iron
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Use a variety of dried fruit. Sprinkle chopped nuts over the ice cream.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
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