Easter Rabbit Salad
Here is our latest creation with fresh fruit ready to share!
- Common fruits
- Anyone can make it
- Everyone wants to eat it
- Has to be shaped like a rabbit
- No candy - a healthy fun fruit salad
So, here you go! Our Easter Rabbit Salad.
- 1 pineapple
- 1 quart of strawberries
- 1 apple, grated
- 1 banana
- dark raisins or dried blueberries for the eyes
- Peel the pineapple then cut 2/3 lengthwise - you want the body to be bigger than 1/2.
- Remove the core with a serrated knife.
- Slice the 2/3 part which is the body and set in bowl in bed of strawberries.
- Carve the remaining 1/3 into a head - making ears and a shaped face. Set up against the body.
- Carve out a hole for the eyes and fill with raisins.
- Use the pineapple to make fringes for the bowl and whiskers.
- Use the grated apple for the tail - you can use fresh lemon to keep it white
- Use a banana for the legs and nose.
- Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Here is another recipe that uses canned pears, it is fun for kids to make:
Easter Bunny Salad
|Vitamin A||390.8iu (7%)|
|Vitamin C||1.7mg (2%)|
4 romaine lettuce leaves, washed and dried
4 pear halves, fresh or canned, blotted dry
12 dark seedless raisins
4 miniature marshmallows
8 apple slices
1 teaspoon fat-free cream cheese
Place a lettuce leaf on each of 4 plates. Use the pear half as the bunny's body. Add raisins for the eyes and nose, using the cream cheese as glue to hold them in place. Use the apple slices to form ears. Add a miniature marshmallow for the tail, again using cream cheese to hold it in place.
4. Serving: 1 bunny
Bread & Starch: 1.0
Total Preparation & Cooking Time: 10 min. (10 Prep, 0 Cook)
Enjoy and Happy Easter and Happy Passover or just Happy Spring.
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Judy received The Culinary Institute of America’s Pro Chef II certification, the American Culinary Federation Bronze Medal, Gold Medal, and ACF Chef of the Year. Her enthusiasm for eating nutritiously and deliciously leads her to constantly innovate and use the latest in nutritional science and Dietary Guidelines to guide her creativity, from putting new twists on fajitas to adapting Italian brownies to include ingredients like toasted nuts and cooked honey. Judy’s publishing company, Food and Health Communications, is dedicated to her vision that everyone can make food that tastes as good as it is for you.