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Title:   Ruby Surprise

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 cup of fruit, 1 T ginger & 1 T grenadine
Amount per serving
Calories 155 Calories from Fat 0
Hide Daily Values % Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
  Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
  Dietary Fiber 5g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0%     Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%     Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Grapes and raspberries contain phytochemicals that may help prevent cancer and heart disease

3cups red grapes, rinsed
2pints fresh raspberries (about 3 cups)
6tablespoons minced candied ginger
6tablespoons grenadine

Grenadine is a sweet scarlet syrup made from pomegranate juice that, at one time, was exclusively produced on the Caribbean island of Grenada. It flavors and adds color to desserts and drinks, such as the children's ginger-ale-based "cocktail" called the Shirley Temple.

For each dessert, arrange 1/2 cup raspberries and 1/2 cup grapes in a crystal goblet or martini glass. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon minced candied ginger over fruit and then drizzle with 1 tablespoon of grenadine.

One serving equals 1 cup of fruit, 1 tablespoon of ginger and 1 tablespoon or grenadine.

Serves: 6

Prep Time: 8 min.

Cook Time: n/a

Nutrition Score per serving:

% Fat5
g Fat0.8 (0.1 g. saturated)
% Carbs92
g Carbs36
% Protein3
g Protein1
g Fiber5
mg Sodiumn/a
% Calciumn/a
g Calciumn/a

Points: 2
Cal: 155 ; Fat: 1 ; Fiber: 4

Why is the fiber lower than what the nutritional information says?
Weight Watchers modified the point system plan, where you can only count 4 grams of fiber for any food item, and the rest is ignored.  This modification was because people were abusing it and eating high fiber foods in order to make the points seem lower.

last edit by blozzom, 9/27/2006 11:11:40 AM

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