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Featured Recipe: Pears Filled With Strawberry Cream

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Eat this easy-to-prepare snack to give your teeth a healthy boost!

Ingredients

4 oz. low-fat cream cheese
2 fresh strawberries, sliced
¼ tsp. brown sugar substitute
1 pear, unpeeled and halved
1 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  1. Combine cream cheese, strawberries and brown sugar substitute in food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Spread each pear half with lemon juice, then top with half of the cream cheese mixture.

Nutritional Information

1½ Fruit
1½ Fat
Calories 211
Calories from Fat 112
Saturated Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 239 mg
Total Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 7 g

Did You Know …

Strawberries are a great source for whitening teeth. Strawberries contain vitamin C, a key protein that makes gums stronger and ideal for healthy teeth. But they also contain malic acid, so when mixed with baking soda, you get a natural teeth whitener! Pears and strawberries offer plenty of oral health benefits.