Fresh Fruit Skewers

If you’re looking for a quick and easy recipe for healthy desserts or healthy snacks, this one is really simple, fun, and delicious. Fruit is filled with vitamins and minerals and makes a great naturally sweet treat. If you have kids, let them help you make these fresh fruit skewers with their favorite types of fruit. These make a great dessert at a picnic or potluck too. If you (or your kids) like to dip fruit, try plain yogurt with a little honey or nut butters to dip the fruit into. Enjoy these!


Fresh Fruit Skewers

Yield: about 10 skewers

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients: width=

1 cantaloupe melon

1 honeydew or small watermelon

1 pineapple (or 1 can of pineapple chunks in juice)

1 package red or green grapes

2 apples

1 cup fresh strawberries


1. Chop all fruit into 1 inch chunks.

2. Slide a variety of fruit onto wooden skewers.

3. Serve. Store in the fridge if not serving right away.

Note: Use fruit that is in-season locally if possible. This recipe works with lots of different types of fruits so get creative!

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Erin Harner

Erin Harner is an Integrative Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), author, and speaker based in Ithaca, NY. Erin melds functional medicine and culinary nutrition to help her clients uncover their unique diet and confidently cook healthy nourishing meals that meet the needs of their whole family. Learn about Erin's services and connect on Instagram.

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