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Friday, April 3, 2009

Frugal Friday: Fruit Cups

We traveled a few months ago and had gotten my two year old some fruit cups to take on the trip and since then, she has been obsessed with wanting fruit cups. Which, I did not want for two reasons, their price and that high sugary juice that the fruit is soaked in. So, I have been trying to figure out what I can do because she has been refusing to eat the fresh fruit I have bought lately.

Here was my plan: Make my own!

I got some small plastic cups from Walmart. I paid $2 something for 8 cups and then got strawberries and bananas on sale this week. My problem was how can I keep the bananas from going brown in the cups. I had a can of pineapples, so I cut the bananas and put in the bottom of the cups, added some pineapples (with just a little of the pineapple juice), and then topped each cup with cut up strawberries. They turned out perfect and she is back to eating fresh fruit without complaining.
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  1. Aren't you the clever one!

    Julie http://alwayswithme.wordpress.com

  2. Those look great! Thanks for sharing!