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Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
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Hoppin' Pear Salad
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Prep time: 10 minutes


2 cups
shredded lettuce or spinach
pear halves, fresh or canned
1⁄2 cup
low-fat cottage cheese
pieces sliced almonds


  1. Place about 1/2 cup shredded lettuce on each plate.
  2. Place one pear half on the lettuce, cut side faced down.
  3. On the narrower end of each pear, make a rabbit face: Poke two pieces of sliced almonds into the pear to make ears. Arrange two raisins for eyes and one for the nose.
  4. Place 2 Tablespoons of cottage cheese at the opposite end of each pear half to make a tail.


  • Optional: Add a miniature carrot or two for the bunnies to snack on.
  • Look in the bulk food section of the store to buy only the amount you need of raisins or sliced almonds. 
Serving Size: 
1 Pear Half
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  • a glass of low fat milk
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