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Fruit Dip

Fruit Dip

Stir up this tasty dip with your young children. Dip is a great way to get kids and adults to try new fruits.

Number of Servings: 4
Serving size: 1/4 of prepared recipe


8 ounces (1 cup) low-fat plain yogurt

2 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon orange juice

Grated peel of 1/2 orange

1 apple

1 banana


Time needed: 10 minutes preparation

  1. Combine the first four ingredients. Mix well.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Serve with slices of apples and bananas

Nutritional information

Calories 120
Total Fat: 1.1 g
Saturated Fat: 0.6 g
Cholesterol: 3 mg
Sodium: 41 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 26.3 g
Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Total Sugar: 21.4 g
Protein: 3.5 g

Allergens: Dairy

Tips and variations

Try this dip with different fruits like fresh berries, sliced pears, or cubed melon.

Instead of using the orange juice and peel, try making the dip with the juice and peel of a lemon, lime, or grapefruit or swap in maple syrup for the honey.

Serve leftover dip as a topping on oatmeal, pancakes, or waffles.


This recipe was developed by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff.

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