Pick Up Sticks

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 68
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3mg
Sodium 164mg
Total Carbs 11g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Potassium 0mg

(Nutrition information is for 4 sticks per serving)

People who eat more generous amounts of fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet are likely to have reduced risk of chronic diseases, including stroke, type 2 diabetes, some types of cancer, and perhaps heart disease and high blood pressure.

This recipe meets the following Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) Fruits & Veggies–More Matters® program criteria. Per Serving, each serving must contain at least one serving of fruit or vegetables per 250 calories; added sugars cannot exceed 15% of total calories; total fat is ≤35% of total calories, saturated fat is <10% of calories, trans fat is <0.5g per serving; contain ≤600 mg of sodium; and offer ≥0.014g/kcal naturally occurring fiber (28g of fiber/2000 calories).

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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Serves: 4

12 long, thin pretzel sticks (about 4 inches long) 1/4 ripe California avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed 2 slices nonfat American cheese, cut into 1 inch squares 1/2 red apple, cored and cubed 12 red grapes
  1. Using pretzel stick as skewer, thread on grape, cheese square, apple cube and California avocado cube.
  2. Repeat process making twelve “Pick Up Sticks”.
  3. Serve to kids and let them pick up their snack enjoying fruit and sticks.
  4. Hint: Use wooden skewer to poke holes in avocado, apple and grape.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

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