MyPlate Snack Platter
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MyPlate Snack Platter
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups assorted vegetables, such as: bell pepper slices, broccoli florets, carrot sticks, cauliflower florets, celery sticks, cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, snap peas, zucchini slices
  • 3 cups assorted fruits, such as: apple slices, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries, dried fruit, grapes, kiwi slices, mandarin orange slices, cantaloupe, watermelon, pineapple chunks
  • 6 to 12 ounces grains, such as: pita chips, pretzels, tortilla chips, whole grain bread or crackers
  • 4 to 8 ounces protein, such as: 1 cup hummus, 1/2 cup almonds, cashews, or peanuts, 8 ounces sliced chicken, ham or turkey or 8 ounces tofu
  • 8 ounces dairy, such as: cheese cubes or slices, Greek yogurt

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Wash fresh fruits and vegetables by gently rubbing soft fruits or vegetables under cold running water or scrub firmer fruits or vegetables with clean vegetable brush under running water.
  3. On a platter, baking sheet or plate, arrange desired vegetables, fruits, grains, protein and dairy options to create a delicious snack platter*.
  4. Feel free to include other foods not listed.
  5. Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to four days.
Notes: 

*This snack platter could also serve as a great picnic option. Make a smaller serving for one on a plate. Dip selections could include your choice of: fruit dip, guacamole, ranch or salsa.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/6 of recipe):
  • Calories 390
  • Total Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Sodium 620mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 40g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Total Sugars 10g, includes 0g Added Sugars
  • Protein 16g