Honeybee Ambrosia

Serving size: 4

  • 2 small cans of mandarin oranges
  • 2 ripened bananas, sliced
  • 2 tbsp blueberries
  • 1/2 c fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 c honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 2 tbsp flaked coconut
  • 4 maraschino cherries with stems
Cooking Steps:
  1. In the blender blend ½ cup orange juice and honey.
  2. Combine mixture with oranges, bananas and blueberries until coated.
  3. Arrange oranges, bananas and blueberries in footed glasses.
  4. Drizzle remaining tablespoon of orange juice over fruit. Sprinkle flaked coconut over the fruit. Garnish each serving with one maraschino cherry.

Excerpted from Healing & Easy Eats: Recipes for Head and Neck Cancer Patients and Survivors (Second Edition), the official cookbook of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance. Copyright © 2018. Available online now!

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