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Grandma's Comfort Food
What could be more colorful and fun than this bright square of sunshine-on-a-plate? You get your healthy fruit and veggies in every fresh bite, and somehow every other dish is brightened by its presence at the meal!
1 (4-serving) package JELL-O sugar-free orange gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, packed in fruit juice, and 1/4 cup liquid reserved
1/2 cup cold water
1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
In a medium bowl, combine dry gelatin and boiling water. Mix well to dissolve gelatin. Stir in reserved pineapple liquid and cold water. Add pineapple and carrots. Mix well to combine. Pour mixture into an 8-by-8-inch dish. Refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours. Cut into 6 servings.
Each serving equals:
HE: 1/2 Vegetable, 1/3 Fruit, 7 Optional Calories
44 Calories, 0 gm Fat, 1 gm Protein, 10 gm Carbohydrate, 46 mg Sodium,
13 mg Calcium, 1 gm Fiber
DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 1/2 Starch/Carbohydrate