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Salad on a Stick

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


For each skewer, allow the following:

•    1/2 cup fresh vegetables cut into 1-inch chunks (bell peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms)
•    1 to 1 1/2 ounces of your favorite cheese cut into cubes (Cheddar, Swiss, Colby Jack)

Honey Mustard Yogurt Dressing

•    1 c. plain fat-free or low-fat yogurt
•    3 Tbsp. sweet honey deli-style mustard
•    2 tsp. honey
•    1 tsp. salt
•    1 tsp. sugar


Alternate vegetables and cheese cubes on skewers. Serve with honey mustard yogurt dressing or another dressing. For the dressing, stir all ingredients together until well blended. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve. Dip and enjoy!

Makes 8 2-Tablespoon servings.

Per Serving: about 30 calories, 1 grams (g) of fat, 4 g of carbohydrate, and 4% of daily value for calcium.

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