Even the pickiest eaters won’t turn down these pretty kabobs in conversation-heart candy colors. Use whatever combination of fruits you like, or make several different single-fruit skewers so that kids can pick the kind they like best.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 honeydew heart, 1 cantaloupe heart, 1 watermelon heart, and 1 pineapple heart (about 4 ounces total)

  • Calories: 42
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 11g


  • Fruit of choice (such as watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, pineapple)

How To Make It

  1. Cut fruit into 1-inch thick slices. Place slices on a cutting board and use a small heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut out as many pieces as possible from each slice.
  2. Thread four heart-shaped fruit pieces onto a skewer, craft stick, or cake pop stick, starting at the bottom of each heart and poking through the top.

Disclaimer: The experiences and suggestions recounted in these articles are not intended as medical advice, and they are not necessarily the "typical" experiences of families with a child who has type 1 diabetes. These situations are unique to the families depicted. Families should check with their healthcare professionals regarding the treatment of type 1 diabetes and the frequency of blood glucose monitoring.