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Prep Time: 
20 minutes prep, plus time to chill
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 3 navel oranges, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 4 tsp confectioners’ sugar
  • 9 large strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 kiwifruit, peeled and cut into 7 to 8 slices
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 to 4 drops vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup canned crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish
  • 1 container (6 oz) low-fat or fat-free vanilla yogurt, optional

Directions

  1. In individual clear glass bowls or a serving dish or pie plate, arrange half the orange slices to cover bottom. Place sugar in a small strainer. Sprinkle some lightly over oranges.
  2. Cover orange layer with half the strawberries. Sprinkle sugar. Add another layer of orange, then one of kiwi. Finish with remaining strawberries, sprinkling each layer with some sugar.
  3. Combine orange juice and vanilla in a small container. Drizzle evenly over top layer. Add a layer of pineapple. Top with coconut. Sprinkle on any remaining sugar.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 to 12 hours. Using a turkey baster, remove excess juices from bottom of each dish. Garnish with mint and serve chilled. If desired, pass yogurt as a sauce to drizzle over Ambrosia.
Nutrition Info: 

Per serving: 152 Calories, 4 g Protein, 36 g Carbohydrates, 7 g Fiber, 1 g Total fat (1 g sat), 30 mg Sodium, Biotin, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Calcium, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus

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