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Stegosaurus salad

Preparation time: 5 minutes

1 lettuce leaf
1/4 cup fat-free cottage cheese
1 peach half canned in juice, drained
2 purple grapes
1 teaspoon slivered almonds

Wash the lettuce leaf, blot dry, and place on a salad plate. Spoon cottage cheese in the center of the lettuce. Place the peach half over the cottage cheese, round side up. Place 1 grape as the head. Cut the other grape into 4 pieces and place around peach half as feet. Stick slivered almonds in a row behind the head and across the back as spikes. Serve right away or carefully cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving time.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 114
  Carbohydrate: 16 g
  Protein: 8 g
  Fat: 2 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Sodium: 225 mg
  Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit, 1 lean meat
Carbohydrate choices: 1




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