Fruit Skewers with Cardamom and Mint
  • 1 1/2-2cups (about one-fourth of a pineapple) pineapplecut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 kiwifruitcut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 mangocut into bite-size pieces
  • 8 strawberrieshalved lengthwise
  • 2tablespoons flaxseed oil
  • 2tablespoons dark agave nectar
  • 2teaspoons freshly crushed cardamom seeds
  • 1tablespoon chia seeds
  • 4sprigs fresh mintstems removed
  1. Skewer fruit with short bamboo skewers, alternating to create an attractive pattern. Place skewers on a large plate.
  2. Whisk oil and agave nectar together in a small bowl until emulsified. Add cardamom and chia seeds and whisk well. Let mixture rest at least 5 minutes. Whisk again and check consistency. It should be quite thick.
  3. Stack mint leaves and cut crosswise into 1/8-inch-wide strips. Fluff to separate.
  4. Just before serving, brush agave mixture over both sides of skewered fruit. Sprinkle mint strips over both sides and serve at once.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Fruit Skewers with Cardamom and Mint
Amount Per Serving
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 199 cal, 8g fat (2g mono, 5g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 2g protein, 34g carb, 5g fiber, 2mg sodium