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Easy grab and Go fruit and cheese cup recipe is perfect for entertaining. This healthy fruit recipe Can be elegantly displayed as an appetizer or dessert.
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Healthy Fruit SaladEasy grab and go fruit and cheese cups are delicious, healthy and a great way to enjoy fruit on the go. Made with strawberries, cheddar cheese and grapes. Don’t they look wonderful? Most importantly, they are flavorful and filling. We included these fruit and cheese cups on a buffet table at our daughters graduation party and our guests loved them.
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Simple Fruit Cup Lunch IdeaIn addition, the grab and go fruit and cheese cups were not only appetizing but they were also very functional. We wanted to keep the party menu simple and have a grab and go luncheon. Therefore, the goal was to creatively prepackage delicious food that could be easily eaten and quickly cleaned up.
“Preparing a simple individually wrapped food buffet also allows the host to relax and enjoy the celebration. Displaying appetizers and hors d’oeuvres in a creative way is a game changer for the hostess with the mostess.”
Cups and Lids for Fruit CupsSubsequently, after trying different size drink cups we determined 12oz. Drink Cups with Lids were the perfect size. Big enough to hold ample amount of food and small enough to carry with three fingers.
Effortless DIY Fruit CupsEventually, we realized choosing this type of packaging was a success as we watched our guests grab and go with ease. In other words, we made the right decision choosing the 12oz drink cups. Everyone was able to simultaneously grab other snacks and swiftly move through the buffet line.
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Aesthetically Appealing Fruit CupTaste is just as important as presentation. Elevate your home entertaining style and present attractive food and flavorful edibles easy for guests to eat. The combination helps set the tone for creating a memorable affair.
Hearty Homemade Fruit CupsWe also attached Heavy Weight Black Plastic Forks that are sturdy enough to pierce grapes and cheese cubes without the utensil breaking. Have you ever experienced the uncomfortable feeling and the inconvenience of using a thin plastic fork that breaks? Well, we have and we’d like to avoid that from ever happening again.
Easy Fruit Snack DetailWhen entertaining you can never have enough napkins. So we inserted crisp White Beverage Napkins into the straw slots located on the top of the lids. A minor detail that helps maintain cleanliness and is visually appealing.
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Easy Grab & Go Fruit and Cheese Cup
- 50 12oz Drink Cups with Lids
- 50 Heavy Weight Black Plastic Forks
- 50 White Beverage Napkins
- 1 Pack of Scotch Transparent Tape
- 8 lbs Fresh Strawberries 4 sliced strawberries per cup
- 6 lbs Cheddar Cheese Cubes 8 cubes per cup
- 6 lbs Green Grapes 9 individual grapes per cup
- Remove grapes off the vine
- Place 8 strawberry pieces in bottom of cup
- Add 8 cubes of Cheddar cheese in the middle of the cup
- Top with 9 grapes
- Cover with lid
- Using transparent tape adhere the fork to the side of the cup
Make Your Own Easy Fruit Cups
SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR HOMEMADE FRUIT CUPS
- Clear 12oz. Drink Cups with Lids
- Heavy-Weight Black Plastic Forks
- White Beverage Napkins
- Transparent Tape
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Healthy Grab and Go Fruit and Cheese Cup Can Remain Fresh For 3 Days
Fruit Salad Tip To Help Maintain Fruit Freshness and Longevity
1 Wash strawberries in a water and vinegar bath 1:1 ratio for two minutes
2 Rinse with water before cutting the strawberries into bite size pieces
Grab and Go Fruit Cup Utensil Attachment
FORK TIP ~ When Adhering the Fork to the Easy Grab and Go Fruit Cup:
1 Position the fork onto the cup
2 Hold the cup and fork in one hand
Grab and Go Fruit Cup Utensil Attachment
3 Place your thumb on top of the fork to hold the fork in position
4 Use the other hand to attach the fork with tape
Grab and Go Fruit Cup Napkin Placement
NAPKIN TIP ~ To Achieve the Unique Look of the Napkin:
1 Fold the napkin diagonally from corner to corner into the shape of a triangle
2 Fold the napkin again diagonally from corner to corner into the shape of a smaller triangle
3 Hold the napkin at the middle end point of the triangle
4 Gather the napkin tightly at the middle end point
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5 Create a 1″ length end point and position your fingers ½ inch away from the end point
6 Insert the end point of the napkin into the lid
7 Place lid on the grab and go fruit cup