Ounce for ounce, mandarin oranges have about 40 percent less vitamin C than oranges do, but they have nearly three times the vitamin A (carotene).

Serves 4

Ingredients:

       
  • 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened
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  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
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  • 1 teaspoon sugar
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  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
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  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin  oranges, drained
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  • 1 can (8.25 ounces) water-packed  sliced peaches, drained
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  • 1 can (8 ounces) water-packed  pineapple chunks, drained
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  • 4 tablespoons shredded coconut, toasted

Directions:

In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, yogurt, sugar and vanilla. Using an electric mixer on high speed, beat until smooth.

In a separate bowl, combine the oranges, peaches and pineapple. Add the cream cheese mixture and fold together. Cover and refrigerate until well-chilled.

Transfer to a serving bowl or individual bowls. Garnish with shredded coconut and serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: About 1/2 cup
  • Total carbohydrate: 27 g
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g
  • Sodium: 215 mg
  • Saturated fat: 1.5 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
  • Total fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 3 mg
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Calories: 154
Last Updated: 2014-04-17
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