Fruit Salads with a Twist


1. Fruity Greens (above)
Fresh spinach or arugula
Chopped parsley
Organic strawberries
Orange segments
Red onion, diced
Avocado, diced
Lime juice
Hulled sesame seeds

2. Herbed Fruit Salad
Grapes
Melon
Pear (or apple/Asian pear)
Mango
Blueberries
Banana
Minced fresh basil or mint leaves

3. Pineapple Pucker
Fresh pineapple cut into chunks
Fresh mint leaves, minced
Ginger juice (or finely grated)

Easy Fruit Salad Dressings:
Lime or lemon juice
Meyer lemon
OJ or grapefruit juice
Any kind of citrus zest
Ginger juice (or grated)

Fruit Salad Additions/toppings:
Nuts and seeds (sesame,
pecan, walnut)
Dates/raisins
Cinnamon
Red onion
Avocado

Herbs to Add to Fruit Salads:
Mint
Basil
Chives
Cilantro

Greens to Add to Fruit Salads:
Spinach
Arugula
Romaine lettuce
Butter lettuce

Summer fruit:
Blackberries
Blueberries
Cherries*
Nectarines*
Peaches*
Plums
Raspberries*
Melon

Spring fruit:
Apricots
Mango
Pineapple
Strawberries*

Fall fruit:
Apples*
Figs
Grapes*
Pears*
Pomegranate

Winter fruit:
Cranberries
Grapefruit
Lemons
Oranges
Tangerines

*Always buy these fruits organic if possible, as they are usually more heavily treated with herbicides and pesticides

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Comments

  1. What wonderful ideas. Thank you! I have been playing around with adding more greens to my morning fruit salads and I am excited to try out some of these variations.

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