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Friendly Dog Salads

Friendly Dog Salads
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 4
A kid’s best friend is a doggone fun fruit salad. They can make it themselves!
Updated June 29, 2006

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

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