nav
contact

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 4:58 pm:

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s inpatient facilities, except in certain situations. Learn more

At this time, Wake Forest Baptist Health is following state and national guidelines and is limiting COVID-19 testing in the outpatient setting to only patients ill enough to require admission to the hospital.

More COVID-19 Updates

Tropical Ball of Cheese

Tropical Ball of Cheese

This recipe is especially for kids who must avoid gluten, a type of protein found in many foods.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8-ounce package of light cream cheese, softened
  • 4-ounce container of light tropical fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Utensils:

  • knife (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • bowl

Directions:

  1. Cut tropical fruit into smaller pieces.
  2. Combine softened cream cheese, fruit, and 1/2 cup walnuts.
  3. Chill well in refrigerator.
  4. Mold into a ball and roll cheese in remaining 1/2 cup of nuts.

Serves: 11

Serving size: 1/4 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
122 calories
4 g protein
11 g fat
3 g sat. fat
4 g carbohydrate
1 g fiber
12 mg cholesterol
87 mg sodium
38 mg calcium
0.5 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Serve with carrots, celery, and/or gluten-free crackers. You can cut calories even more by using fat-free cream cheese.

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
Date reviewed: July 2015