For a healthy and naturally sweet treat this Christmas why not have some fun and make these fruit santas, fruit gifts or watermelon christmas trees! They look fabulous displayed on Christmas day and lots of fun for the kids too.

Nourish 101:

  • Being naturally sweet, fruit is a much healthier option for sweets instead of puddings and cakes filled with refined sugar.
  • Fruit also contains beneficial vitamins and minerals.

 

Fruit Fun

For a healthy and naturally sweet treat this Christmas why not have some fun and make these fruit santas, fruit gifts or watermelon christmas trees! They look fabulous displayed on Christmas day and lots of fun for the kids too.
Keyword Corn Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo, Peanut Free, Preservative Free, Processed Sugar Free, Raw, Soy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Yeast Free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

Fruit Santas

  • 10 Green Grapes
  • 1 small Banana, peeled and sliced into 1/2cm rounds
  • 10 small Strawberries, tops removed
  • 10 fresh Red Currants
  • Toothpicks

Fruit Gifts

  • 1/8 Watermelon
  • 1/8 Honeydew Melon
  • Fresh Cherries
  • Toothpicks

Watermelon Xmas Trees

  • 1/4 small Watermelon

Instructions

Fruit Santas

  • Put together your fruit santas by threading grapes through toothpick followed by a piece of banana, strawberry and top with a fresh red currant. 
  • Keep in refrigerator until ready to eat. 

Fruit Gifts

  • Cut your watermelon and honeydew melon into even squares. 
  • Thread alternative coloured pieces through toothpicks and top with a fresh red cherry. 

Watermelon Xmas Trees

  • Cut your watermelon into triangles. Cut green edge and skin off bottom of watermelon wedge leaving approx 2-3 cm in centre to create a ‘tree trunk’ 

Notes

Serving Suggestions:
  • Serve as a fun holidays snack or nibble or for after dinner sweets.
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Casey-Lee Lyons

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