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Festive Fruit Salad

Categories: Vegetarian
Type: Salads

This light and delicious fruit salad has a dressing of yogurt cheese, which you can make yourself using nonfat yogurt. If you're in a hurry, use nonfat or light sour cream instead.

Serves: 6 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, drained
  • 1 can (10 ounces) mandarin orange sections, drained
  • 2 large bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1/3 cup toasted almonds or pecans
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt cheese

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  1. Place the fruit, marshmallows, coconut, and, if desired, the nuts in a large bowl, and toss to mix. Add the yogurt cheese to the fruit mixture, and toss to mix.
  2. Cover the salad, and chill for 1 to 3 hours before serving.

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Excerpted from The Best-Kept Secrets of Healthy Cooking by Sandra Woodruff, R.D. Copyright � 2000 by Sandra Woodruff.

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