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Gingered Winter Fruit Medley

Gingered winter fruit medley

This simple and pretty combination of winter fruits — pears, apples, oranges, and pineapple, spiced with crystallized ginger — is a refreshing finish to any meal. It’s pretty enough to serve as a Christmas dinner dessert, accompanied by your favorite cookies. Recipe adapted from Vegan Holiday Kitchen. Photos by Susan Voisin.

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Gingered Winter Fruit Medley
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Recipe type: Winter dessert / Christmas
Cuisine: Healthy
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Serves: 8
 
This simple and pretty combination of winter fruits is a refreshing finish to any meal, and pretty enough to serve as a Christmas dinner dessert, accompanied by your favorite cookies.
Ingredients
  • 2 pears, any variety, or two different types, including Asian pears, cored, seeded and diced
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored, seeded, and diced
  • 2 small oranges, such as clementines, peeled and sectioned or 2 small blood oranges, peeled and diced
  • One 20-ounce can unsweetened pineapple rings or chunks, drained
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup sliced crystallized ginger, or more or less to taste
  • Two 6-ounce containers  piña colada or vanilla nondairy yogurt (soy or coconut)
  • Ground cinnamon or freshly grated nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients except the yogurt in a serving bowl and mix together.
  2. Serve in small dessert cups, preferably glass. Top serving with a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkling of cinnamon or nutmeg.

 

Winter fruit medley

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2 Comments

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    Dmitri
    December 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    My suggestion is to dip the pear and apple pieces in the pineapple juice right after dicing. Prevents browning. Also, I never really did cotton to cranberries, so I used drid cherries.

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    Mukti Jain
    December 26, 2016 at 10:17 pm

    I prepared it with fresh pineapple and Cherry with strawberry yogurt.

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