Healthy Desserts: Fruit Compote With Coconut

    Fresh fruits like strawberries, cantaloupe and kiwi make for an antioxidant rich dessert. Toss with ginger and orange juice for an extra dose of the vitamin C you need for good vision.


    • 1/2 pint strawberries, sliced
    • 1 cup cantaloupe balls or cubes (1/2 cantaloupe)
    • 2 kiwis, peeled, cut in half and sliced
    • 1/4 cup orange juice
    • 2 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 2 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut, toasted

    Combine strawberries, cantaloupe, kiwis, orange juice, ginger and sugar in a medium bowl. Stir gently. Serve in individual bowls and sprinkle with toasted coconut.

    Serves 2