As a peaceful warrior, I would choose when, where and how I would behave.
With that commitment, I began to live the life of a warrior.
~Dan Millman

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Add a bit of sweet to your Healthiest Way of Eating with this mosaic of kiwifruit and strawberries. It takes just minutes to prepare and is full of health-promoting vitamin C. Most people don't realize that a kiwifruit has more vitamin C than an orange!

10-Minute Kiwi Mandala

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

8-oz plain or vanilla yogurt
3 TBS fresh orange juice
1 TBS cream honey**
1/2 tsp grated orange rind*
1/4 tsp grated lemon rind*
1 kiwifruit
4 strawberries
Optional: 2 TBS chopped walnuts or pecans, orange zest for topping

In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt, orange juice, honey and grated orange and lemon rind, making sure the honey is completed blended into the yogurt.
Place in 2 shallow soup dishes.
Peel the kiwifruit and slice into 1/8" rounds.
Take the stems off of the strawberries and cut them lengthwise into 4 pieces.
Arrange the fruit in a beautiful pattern on top of the yogurt mixture and sprinkle with some grated orange rind and nuts if desired.
Refrigerate for 1/2 hour so that the yogurt is well chilled.
Enjoy immediately!

*Cream honey is whipped honey found in most health food stores.
**Use an organic orange and lemon, if possible, to avoid wax coating. Serves 2

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