|10 Minute Kiwi Mandala
Add a bit of sweet to your Healthiest Way of Eating with this mosaic of kiwifruit and strawberries. It takes just minutes to prepare and is full of health-promoting vitamin C. Most people don’t realize that a kiwifruit has more vitamin C than an orange!
8-oz low-fat vanilla or soy yogurt
3 TBS fresh orange juice
1 TBS cream honey
1/2 tsp grated orange rind
1/4 tsp grated lemon rind
Optional: 2 TBS chopped walnuts or pecans, orange zest for topping
In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt, orange juice, honey and grated orange and lemon rind, making sure the honey is completed blended into the yogurt.
Place in 2 shallow soup dishes.
Peel the kiwifruit and slice into 1/8" rounds.
Take the stems off of the strawberries and cut them lengthwise into 4 pieces.
Arrange the fruit in a beautiful pattern on top of the yogurt mixture and sprinkle with some grated orange rind and nuts if desired.
Refrigerate for 1/2 hour so that the yogurt is well chilled.
Enjoy immediately! Serves 2
Healthy Cooking Tips:
Some brands of yogurt are more acidic than others. This will determine how much honey you will use. Taste and adjust accordingly. The best honey to use is cream honey. This will keep your mixture thick. -The George Mateljan Foundation