- 1 lb green seedless grapes, washed and dried well
- 1 lb red seedless grapes, washed and dried well
- 2 – 3 tbsp fat free yogurt
- 3 – 4 tbsp light cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)
Cut grapes in half and set aside.
Mix yogurt, cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until blended well. Stir grapes into mixture, and pour in large serving dish.
Combine brown sugar and crushed walnuts. Sprinkle over top of grapes to cover completely. Chill until ready to serve.
The health benefits of grapes include their ability to treat constipation, indigestion, fatigue, kidney disorders, macular degeneration and the prevention of cataracts. Grapes, one of the most popular and delicious fruits, are rich sources of vitamins A, C, B6 and folate in addition to essential minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium. Grapes contain flavonoids that are very powerful antioxidants, which can reduce the damage caused by free radicals and slow down aging. Grapes, due to their high nutrient content, play an important role in ensuring a healthy and active life.
Prepared by Samanta Lukosiute