Friendly Dog Salads

A kid’s best friend is a doggone fun fruit salad. They can make it themselves!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

4
lettuce leaves
4
canned pear halves
2
canned prunes or plums
2
maraschino cherries
4
raisins
8
canned mandarin orange segments

  • 1 Place 1 lettuce leaf on each of 4 salad plates. Place 1 pear half, cut side down, on each lettuce leaf. Cut prunes lengthwise in half with scissors and remove pits. Place 1 prune half on large end of each pear half for dog ear.
  • 2 Cut cherries in half with scissors. Place 1 cherry half on narrow end of each pear half for dog nose. Scoop out tiny hole in each pear half for dog eye. Place raisin in each hole. Add 2 orange segments to each salad for a collar.

Expert Tips

Spell success when kids eat the fruit salad they got to make!

Fresh pears? You bet. Just brush them with lemon juice to prevent them from turning brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5 mg
5 %;
Total Carbohydrate
15 g
15 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.