Recipe: Festive Fruits For the Holiday Season!

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So many people are making DIY gifts that we thought, what about DIY  fruit snacks? These are perfect for a holiday party or just getting your daily servings of fruits. Enjoy!

1. Slice strawberries and bananas into rounds, with a few strawberries cut into large triangles.

2. Arrange in an arc to form a candy cane, or follow the following steps to now a snowman:

  • Using two toothpicks or a chopstick, stack 3 banana slices to form a snowman body.
  • Add a triangular slice of strawberry to the top of each snowman.
  • Add a small ball of banana or a mini marshmellow to the tip of the strawberry to complete the hat.
  • Use raisens or sprinkles to make the “coal” eyes and buttons, and the “carrot” nose.

3. Enjoy your festive fruit creations!

Ilise "Baker Babe" Reilly

Ilise Reilly is the General Manager of Lucille Roberts Fifth Avenue, where she sees first hand the struggles and misconceptions members have with food and exercise. "Exercise burns calories, but if you don't change your eating habits, you will never lose weight!" is commonly heard in her discussions. A "foodie" herself, Ilise has been making over her favorite recipes for years, to make them more nutritional, and has used her love of both food and fitness to compile recipes the fuel the body. " Abs are made in the kitchen," she says, "and I want to help you get yours!"

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