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  • 1 1/2-2 cups (about one-fourth of a pineapple) pineapple (cut into bite-size pieces )
  • 2 kiwifruit (cut into bite-size pieces )
  • 1 mango (cut into bite-size pieces)
  • 8 strawberries (halved lengthwise)
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed oil
  • 2 tablespoons dark agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons freshly crushed cardamom seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint (stems removed)

Fruit Skewers with Cardamom and Mint

Alan Roettinger | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 4 people
  • Calories per serving: 199

Combine tropical fruit with a spiced syrup, nutritious oils, and refreshing mint for a truly healthy sweet snack. Don’t worry if the fruits listed aren’t all available—just use whichever fruits you can find.

Staff Favorite, Gluten Free, Quick, Vegan

  1. Skewer fruit with short bamboo skewers, alternating to create an attractive pattern. Place skewers on a large plate.
  2. Whisk oil and agave nectar together in a small bowl until emulsified. Add cardamom and chia seeds and whisk well. Let mixture rest at least 5 minutes. Whisk again and check consistency. It should be quite thick.
  3. Stack mint leaves and cut crosswise into 1/8-inch-wide strips. Fluff to separate.
  4. Just before serving, brush agave mixture over both sides of skewered fruit. Sprinkle mint strips over both sides and serve at once.

PER SERVING: 199 cal, 8g fat (2g mono, 5g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 2g protein, 34g carb, 5g fiber, 2mg sodium

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