Healthy Fruit Salad
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why you’ll love this recipe
- Healthy Fruit Salad is made with seasonal fruits that are naturally sweet and flavorful.
- The perfect salad for any occasion.
- Makes a great breakfast for snack option all week long.
- Full of vitamins and antioxidants.
- Comes together in less than 15 minutes.
- Stays fresh for up to three days!
- This salad is totally customizable, feel free to add in your favorite fruits to make it yours.
- Topped with a sweet and tangy dressing for the perfect balance.
- Check out my healthy chocolate fruit dip for another great spring or summer recipe.
ingredients and Substitutions
Strawberries are naturally sweet during this time of year with their peak of the season starting in April.
Blueberries are a great source of antioxidant and add a lovely texture to this fruit salad.
Bananas are great for digestive health and are also full of antioxidants. I personally love the creamy texture they add to this fruit salad.
Kiwis are personally one of my favorite childhood fruits. They are high in Vitamin C making them a great option for this salad. You can leave the skin on or take it off, it’s edible and full of nutrients too!
Raspberries add a sweet and tart flavor to this salad recipe, they are also high in omega-3 fatty acids and contain a mineral called manganese, which is necessary for healthy bones and skin and helps regulate blood sugar!
Red apples add the perfect crisp and crunch to this healthy fruit salad. I personally love honey crisp because they are always so refreshing, but feel free to use any type of red or green apple. If going with green, your salad will be a little on the sour side vs sweet!
The dressing is made with Bee Keeper’s Naturals Superfood Honey which contains many nutrients. When picking a honey, check the back of the bottle and look for honey where there is only one ingredient- honey. Try to stay away from honey’s that contain corn syrup or artificial ingredients.
The second ingredient in the dressing is key limes which are a great source of Vitamin C and antioxidants. You can also use regular limes or lemon here.
how to make
ONE: Always start by washing your fruits with a fruit wash. I love the one from Trader Joe’s.
Two: Next, chop the strawberries, kiwis, apples and slice the bananas. Then, prepare the dressing by combining the key limes with honey, mix until well incorporated.
THREE: Add all the prepared fruits to a large bowl and drizzle with the dressing. Mix well until the fruits are well incorporated and each slice has a bit of dressing. Top with key lime zest and serve cold and enjoy!
Tips and tricks
Use fresh, seasonal fruits for best results.
The bananas and apples shouldn’t brown too much if they are well coated with the lime juice.
How to serve and store
Store in the fridge until ready to serve. Healthy fruit salad tastes best when served cold.
Enjoy at your next BBQ or gathering. Serve it as a side dish.
Store fruit salad in an air tight container in the fridge. Leftovers will last up to three days.
Taste and Texture
This salad is naturally sweet but has a subtle tangy flavor from the key lime dressing.
The texture is soft and crunchy.
frequently asked questions
Absolutely! However, I would recommend making it the night before or hours before for maximum freshness.
Yes! This fruit salad is 100% customizable. Try adding in pineapple, mandarin oranges, grapes, dragonfruit, etc!
Other Recipes You May Like:
- Healthy Fruit Dip
- Starbucks Mango Dragonfruit Refresher
- Chinese Chicken Salad
- Greek Pasta Salad
- Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberry Bites
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