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Creamy Fruit Ambrosia

Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
A traditional ambrosia is a chilled mixture of oranges and banana mixed with coconut. It can be served as either a salad or dessert. This version has peaches instead of banana and is topped with a creamy yogurt mixture and toasted pecans for some crunch.


  • 4 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped peeled peaches
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton vanilla fat-free yogurt sweetened with aspartame
  • 1/4 cup no-sugar-added peach spread
  • 2 tablespoons shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 152
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.3 g
  • carbohydrate 30.1 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 23 mg
  • calcium 71 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine pineapple and peaches in a large bowl; cover and chill.

  2. Combine yogurt and peach spread in a small bowl; stir well.

  3. Spoon fruit mixture evenly into 6 dessert dishes. Top with yogurt mixture; sprinkle with coconut and pecans.

  4. carbo rating: 27

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