These fruit kabobs take advantage of in-season fruits for a fresh summer dessert or snack, and kids will have fun making them.
Grilled plums are healthy and delicious! Make this fruit-based appetizer at your next barbecue and impress everyone with this four-ingredient crowd pleaser.
1 cup balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
4 medium firm plums, halved and pitted
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
In a small saucepan, make a glaze by combining vinegar and lemon zest; bring to a boil. Cook 10-12 minutes or until mixture is thickened and reduced to about 1/3 cup (do not overcook). Grill plums, covered, over medium heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until tender. Drizzle with glaze; top with cheese.
1 plum half with 1 tablespoon cheese and 2 teaspoons glaze: 58 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate (8 g sugars, 1 g fiber), 2 g protein.
Printable recipe available at: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/balsamic-goat-cheese-grilled-plums/
Snacking after dinner is one of the most difficult behaviors to change for many people looking improve their eating habits. Except for those who require a bedtime snack for medical reasons, most people eat more than enough calories at their dinner meal to carry them through until breakfast.