Watermelon "Split" Dessert Recipe | Fit Pregnancy

Watermelon Banana Split

More than just a summer picnic favorite, watermelon offers important pregnancy benefits.

Watermelon Banana Split
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This Recipe:
Skill Level
Beginner
Serves
4
Start to Finish
15 minutes
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
None
Ingredients:

•   4 bananas, peeled and sliced in half lengthwise
•   1/4 medium seedless watermelon (about 4 pounds)
•   1 cup fresh berries (blueberries, blackberries and raspberries)
•   1 cup green seedless grapes
•   1/2 cup sliced honey-roasted almonds
•   1 8-ounce carton low-fat yogurt (vanilla or mixed berry)
•   8 leaves fresh mint, very thinly sliced

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Directions:

1. Arrange 2 banana slices in each of 4 shallow bowls.

2. Use a standard-size ice-cream scooper to make watermelon balls, placing 3 scoops in each dish on top of banana slices.

3. Top with 1/4 cup berries and 1/4 cup grapes.

4. Sprinkle each split with almonds, then top with 1/4 cup yogurt. Garnish with fresh mint and serve immediately.

Nutritional information per serving (1 split): 350 calories, 26% fat (10 g), 65% carbohydrate (57 g), 9% protein (8 g), 8 g fiber, 1.4 mg iron, 157 mg calcium, 43 mcg folate, 30 mg vitamin C.

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