Low-Fat Fruit Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
6 min 0 min 1
Low-Fat Fruit Salad
Health Highlights
Adding fiber to your fruit is a great way to increase your metabolism.

Ingredients


1/4 cup Blueberries
1/4 cup Strawberries
1/4 cup Raspberries
1 medium Apple (diced)
2 tbsp Flaxseeds (ground fresh)
1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (cut in half)

Instructions


  1. Pre-wash all fruits and prepare as directed then strain in a colander 
  2. Mix in a bowl 
  3. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  4. Grind flaxseeds in a coffee grinder, a dry blender, or a pestle and mortar. (You may use pre-ground flax powder but it is not ideal due to potential oxidation and rancidity) 
  5. Sprinkle flax over fruit. Enjoy!

Notes:

No apples?

Pears go really well with this fruit salad


Nutritional Highlights

Berries

are packed with antioxidants called anthocyanins, they are a great source of fiber which aids in healthy digestion

Apples

are high in fiber and vitamin C

Flaxseed

are high in omega 3 fatty acids, and are a high quality protein rich in dietary fiber


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 247
Calories from fat 76
Calories from saturated fat 6.8
Total Fat 8.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 9.3 mg
Potassium 499 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 12.0 g
Sugars 26.9 g
Protein 5.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 2.7
Meat Alternative 0.7

Energy sources


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