By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

Ounce for ounce, mandarin oranges have about 40 percent less vitamin C than oranges do, but they have nearly three times the vitamin A (carotene).

Number of servings

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened
  2. 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  3. 1 teaspoon sugar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  5. 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  6. 1 can (8.25 ounces) water-packed sliced peaches, drained
  7. 1 can (8 ounces) water-packed pineapple chunks, drained
  8. 4 tablespoons shredded coconut, toasted

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, yogurt, sugar and vanilla. Using an electric mixer on high speed, beat until smooth.

In a separate bowl, combine the oranges, peaches and pineapple. Add the cream cheese mixture and fold together. Cover and refrigerate until well-chilled.

Transfer to a serving bowl or individual bowls. Garnish with shredded coconut and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :About 1/2 cup

  • Total fat 2 g
  • Calories 154
  • Protein 7 g
  • Cholesterol 3 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 27 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Saturated fat 1.5 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Sodium 215 mg
  • Trans fat 0 g
Apr. 17, 2014