Fruit Skewers With Orange Dip

Ingredients

For Orange Dip:
2 (6-ounce) containers low-fat vanilla yogurt
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoons Florida orange juice
1 teaspoon grated Florida orange zest

For Fruit Skewers:
1 cup orange sections (1 to 2 Florida oranges)
1 cup tangerine sections (2 Florida tangerines)
1 cup grapefruit sections (3/4 Florida grapefruit)
1 cup each red and green seedless grapes
1 cup strawberries, hulled and halved

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Preparation

To prepare the Orange Dip, combine yogurt, honey, orange juice and orange
zest in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.  For the Fruit Skewers,  alternately thread oranges, tangerines, grapefruit, grapes and strawberries onto each of 24 (6-inch) skewers. Serve with Orange Dip.

Makes 12 (2 skewer) servings

Nutrients per serving: 60 calories, 0.5g fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate,
1g fiber, 10g sugars, 2g protein, 4 percent vitamin A, 45 percent vitamin C, 6 percent calcium, 2 percent iron

Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQs View all

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Where are oranges grown in Florida?

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Much of the oranges in Florida are grown in the southern two-thirds of the Florida peninsula, where there is low probability for a freeze.

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Where can I find information on touring a citrus grove?

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For a complete list of Florida citrus groves offering public tours, please visit the following page. Click Here

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What is the history of Citrus?

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Citrus arrived in America in the early 1500s but wasn't grown commercially until the 1800s.

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What citrus products are primarily grown in Florida?

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Florida growers produce several types of citrus, including oranges, grapefruit and specialty fruit including Temple oranges, tangerines and tangelos.

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How much juice or fruit will a medium-sized Florida orange yield?

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Medium oranges are ideal for wedging and juicing. Three or four medium oranges will yield 8 ounces of juice. Two medium oranges will yield approximately one cup.