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Are you looking for a healthier alternative to those fruit snacks that your kids beg and scream for? Try this great recipe for fruit leather (like a Fruit Roll-up) that will make both parents and kids happy! 馃檪

Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather
Provided by Wildtree from Warwick, RI
SERVINGS: 8

INGREDIENTS:
1 pint strawberries, diced
6 kiwi, peeled and diced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons Wildtree Strawberry Cheesecake Blend

PREPARATION:
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes or until fruit is very soft. Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth. Pass through a strainer to remove any seeds. Preheat oven to the lowest setting, usually between 140-170掳F with rack in middle. Line a baking sheet with plastic wrap, a Silpat, or other nonstick baking mat. Pour hot pur茅e onto prepared pan and spread thinly (as evenly as possible) into a rectangle using an offset spatula. Dry pur茅e in oven until it feels dry to the touch, about 6-8 hours. Cool in pan on a rack until completely dry, at least 3 hours and up to 24. Place a sheet of parchment paper over leather, then peel leather off liner and roll up in parchment.

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A super yummy treat that can easily be adjusted to add a variety of yummy toppings! 馃檪

Layered Chocolate Pudding with Caramelized Bananas
Provided by Wildtree from Warwick, RI
SERVINGS: 4

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups half and half
1 bag Wildtree Old Fashioned Vanilla Pudding
2 tablespoons Wildtree Chocolate Lover鈥檚 Syrup
1 banana, sliced
1 tablespoon butter
1 陆 tablespoons toasted shredded coconut

PREPARATION:
Pour 1 cup half & half into a small sauce pan and heat on medium-high. Whisk the vanilla pudding into the cold 1 cup half & half. When the half & half in the saucepan is bubbling, pour in the hydrated vanilla pudding mix and turn the heat to high. Stir constantly until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Set aside 戮 cup of the prepared pudding. To the remaining pudding add the Chocolate Lover鈥檚 Syrup and stir until completely combined. Divide the chocolate pudding among 4 serving bowls. Tap the bowls or use a spoon to spread in an even layer. Top the chocolate pudding with the reserved vanilla pudding, dividing among all 4 bowls. Again use a spoon to spread in an even layer if necessary. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours. Right before serving caramelize the bananas. To do so, melt the butter in a nonstick skillet over medium to high heat. Add the sliced bananas and saut茅 for about 1 minute per side or until golden brown and sort of crisp. Remove from pan. Divide the bananas among the 4 serving bowls and top with the toasted coconut.

Calories 290; Fat 18 g; Saturated Fat 11 g; Carbohydrate 29 g; Fiber 1 g; Protein 4 g; Cholesterol 50 mg; Sodium 80 mg

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Here’s a yummy treat for these very hot summer days!

Yogurt Pops
Provided by Wildtree from Warwick, RI
SERVINGS: 16

INGREDIENTS:
32 ounces low fat vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup Wildtree Strawberries & Dark Chocolate Jam
1 cup diced strawberries
1/2 cup Wildtree Wildly Blueberry Jam
1 cup blueberries

PREPARATION:
In a bowl combine the vanilla yogurt and lemon juice; set aside. In a second bowl combine the Strawberries & Dark Chocolate Jam and strawberries; set aside. In a third bowl combine the Blueberry Jam and blueberries. Divide the blueberry mixture among 16 (3 ounce) paper cups. Fill each cup with 2/3 of the way full with the yogurt mixture. Top the yogurt with the strawberry mixture. Top the cups off with any remaining yogurt. Place the cup in the freezer for about 30 minutes or until solid enough to hold a popsicle stick. Insert stick and freeze for 3-4 more hours or until frozen solid. Remove from cup to eat.
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Here’s a great and tasty recipe to celebrate the Fourth of July!! More fun holiday recipes to come! 馃檪

All American Pizza
Provided by Wildtree from Warwick, RI
SERVINGS: 12

INGREDIENTS:
1 bag Wildtree So Quick & Easy Pizza Dough, prepared according to package directions
8 ounce container mascarpone
1/2 cup whipped topping
1 1/2 tablespoons Wildtree Lemon Lime Cheesecake Blend
4 large strawberries, diced
1/2 cup blueberries

PREPARATION:
In a mixing bowl whip together the mascarpone, whipped topping, and Lemon Lime Cheesecake. Once the cooked pizza dough has cooled, spread the Lemon Lime Cheesecake mixture in an even layer over the entire dough. Lay the fruit on the pizza to resemble the US flag.

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