Fresh Fruit Ambrosia

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Fruits, Desserts, Diabetic

1/4 c Orange juice 1/2 c Club soda 1 md Banana, peeled 3 c Fresh fruit pieces * 1/2 ts Ground nutmeg 1/4 ts Ground cardamom 1 tb Coconut, flaked & toasted * Fruits such as cantaloupe, grapes, pineapple, apple, pear, nectarine, plum, honeydew melon, blueberries, strawberries. Combine the orange juice, club soda, and banana in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour over the fresh fruit mixture. Sprinkle with the nutmeg and cardamom. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Sprinkle on the coconut and serve immediately. Per 1/2 cup serving: 81 calories, carbohydrate ~ 20 g., protein - 1 g., fat - 1 g., sodium - 1 mg., potassium - 278 mg., cholesterol - 0 Exchange value: 1-1/2 fruit FROM: American Diabetes Association Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman, M.S., R.D. copyright 1986