Countdown Fruit Salad Recipe

This delicious fruit salad makes for an excellent lesson in mathematics!

Yield: 2 servings

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  • 10 seedless grapes
  • 9 banana slices
  • 8 pecan halves
  • 7 cantaloupe cubes
  • 6 cheddar cheese cubes


  • 5 orange segments
  • 4 apple slices
  • 3 tbsp. sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp. frozen concentrated orange juice, thawed
  • 1 tbsp. water


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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Put first 5 ingredients into bowl.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Cut each orange segment into 3 pieces. Add to fruit mixture. Cut each apple slice into 4 pieces. Add to fruit mixture. Sprinkle coconut over top. Use mixing spoons to toss fruit mixture.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Put concentrated orange juice and water into cup. Stir. Drizzle over fruit mixture. Toss.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”248″ calories_fat=”” fat=”12g” sat_fat=”5.1g” choles=”11mg” sodium=”93mg” carbs=”34g” sugars=”” protein=”5g” fiber=”4g”]


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