Healthy Kids Summer Recipes

Pineapple Pork Kebobs

Serves 4

Preparation Time: 25 MinutesIngredients:Rosemary Garlic Marinade

·   ½ cup olive oil

·   2 Tbsp. fresh rosemary, minced 

·   4 cloves garlic, minced 

Pineapple Pork Kebobs

·   1 lb. pork tenderloin, cut 1-inch chunks

·   1 cup pineapple, cut 1-inch chunks

·   1 cup sweet onion, cut 1-inch chunks

·   1 cup rainbow peppers, cut 1-inch chunks

·   10-inch skewers, soaked

Rosemary Veggies

·   2 cups broccoli, chunked

·   1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half

·   4 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese

Directions:

Rosemary Garlic Marinade

  1. Mix olive oil, rosemary and garlic in small mixing bowl. Divide in half.

Pineapple Pork Kebobs

1. Thread pork, pineapple, onions and peppers onto skewers. 
2. Brush skewers with half of Rosemary Garlic Marinade, season with salt. Let stand 5 minutes.
3. Place skewers under preheated broiler 5 inches from heat; broil 10-15 minutes or until meat is firm and lightly browned.

 Rosemary Veggies

1. Heat remaining marinade in large skillet on medium-high heat.  Add broccoli and cherry tomatoes, cook for 5 minutes, or until broccoli is bright green and tender. 
2. Remove from heat and add cheese. 

Nutrition Information:

Pineapple Pork Kebobs: Calories 580, Fat 33.7g, Protein 33.3g, Carbohydrate 34.8g, Fiber 5.5g, Cholesterol 83mg, Sodium 335mg, Calcium 257mg, Vitamin A 1171 IU, Vitamin C 103.2mg, Iron 3.3mg

Chocolatey Fruit Tower

Serves 4

Preparation Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 (6-inch) bamboo skewers
  • 1 premade pound cake
  • 8 strawberries, whole, leaves hulled
  • 8 raspberries, whole
  • 1 cup pineapple, cored, chunked
  • 4 Tbsp. chocolate syrup

Directions:

1. Cut pound cake into 4 1x3-inch rectangles and 8 1x1-inch squares.
2. Place 1 1x3-inch piece cake on plate, stick skewer in middle. 
3. Add strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and 1x1-inch piece of cake to skewer.  Repeat with another strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and 1x1-inch piece of cake.
4. Drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Nutrition Information:

Chocolatey Fruit Tower Calories 354, Fat 2.5g, Protein 12g, Carbohydrate 52.1g, Fiber 2.4g, Cholesterol 9mg, Sodium 280mg, Calcium 348mg, Vitamin A 529 IU, Vitamin C 44.4mg, Iron 1.4mg

Courtesy:  Kroger

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