Memorial Day Recipe: Healthy and Tasty Fruit Kabobs

Celebrate the start of summer with a patriotic Memorial Day treat. We know many of you have parties and barbecues to attend. So instead of relying on others to provide healthier alternatives, make these super easy fruit kabobs. It’s kid and adult friendly and the perfect complement to a Memorial Day BBQ!


Red, White, and Berry Fruit Kabobs


  • 1/4 pint raspberries
  • 1/2 quart strawberries, cut in half or quartered depending on size
  • 1/4 pint blueberries
  • 1/4 pint blackberries
  • 1/4 watermelon, cut into 1” chunks or shapes using cookie cutter
  • 1 large banana, cut into ½ in slices
  • 12 kabob skewers


  1. Wash and cut fruit where applicable.
  2. Skewer fruit onto kabobs in an alternating pattern. Include a red, white, and blue fruit piece for the most patriotic kabob!
  3. Serve chilled on skewer.

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Carly Sippel is a registered yoga teacher, certified life coach, and nutrition nut. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Dietetics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She turns her passion into practice, promoting healthy bodies in both her personal and professional life.