Skyr Filled Jack O’Lantern Oranges

10.11.16 / Comment

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Halloween is a holiday well known for its candy, spooky costumes, and hyperactive children. While consuming sweet treats in moderation is fine, it’s not ideal to have loads of leftover holiday candy around the house, which is why we love our adorable Jack O’Lanterns made from all-natural ingredients! These eye catching treats are filled with fresh fruit and skyr, an Icelandic dairy product, which makes it the perfect snack to serve at a Halloween party. Light on sugar, high in protein and nutrients, and rich in flavor, these spooky Jack O’Lanterns will have your guests falling head over heels in love with each bite they take.

Triad to Wellness is a nutrition communications consultant for Icelandic Provisions.  We were not compensated for this post.

Skyr Filled Jack O’Lantern Oranges
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup oranges
  • 1 cup strawberries, washed and diced
  • 1 cup banana, diced
  • 2-3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 container plain Skyr
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Mint leaves for garnish (optional)
  • Equipment:
  • Paring knife
  • Cutting board
  • Medium sized mixing bowl
  • Spatula
Instructions
  1. With a pairing knife, cut a small horizontal slice on the bottom of each orange so it stands straight up. Then, cut a 4 ” slice on the opposite side for the removable top.
  2. Spoon out the orange and pulp. Place the oranges onto a cutting board, and slice the oranges into small pieces. Place in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  3. Add the strawberries, banana, orange juice, skyr yogurt, and cinnamon in the mixing bowl, and combine well with a spatula. Set aside.
  4. On the orange peels, use a market to outline faces for different pumpkin designs. Use a pairing knife to cut out the designs.
  5. Spoon fruit mixture into the jack-o’-lanterns, and sprinkle with mint leaves, if desired.
Serving size: 1 orange Calories: 100 calories, Fat: 2 grams, Saturated fat: 0.5 grams, Carbohydrates: 17 grams, Sugar: 10 grams, Sodium: 18 milligrams, Fiber: 3 grams, Protein: 6 grams, Cholesterol: 2.5 milligrams
Notes
Instead of orange juice use 1/2 – 1 tablespoon maple syrup.[br]Switch out strawberries for blueberries or mango.[br]Add your own toppings such as nuts & seeds, coconut, or dried fruit.

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