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Tropical Ball of Cheese

Note: This recipe is especially for kids who must avoid gluten, a type of protein found in many foods.

Prep time: 30 minutes

What you need:

  • 8-ounce package of light cream cheese, softened
  • 4-ounce container of light tropical fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

What to do:

  1. Cut tropical fruit into smaller pieces.
  2. Combine softened cream cheese, fruit, and 1/2 cup walnuts.
  3. Chill well in refrigerator.
  4. Mold into a ball and roll cheese in remaining 1/2 cup of nuts.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 122 calories
  • 4g protein
  • 11g fat
  • 3g sat. fat
  • 4g carbohydrate
  • 1g fiber
  • 12mg cholesterol
  • 87mg sodium
  • 38mg calcium
  • 0.5mg iron

Serves: 11

Serving size: 1/4 cup

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Serve with carrots, celery, and/or gluten-free crackers. You can cut calories even more by using fat-free cream cheese.

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