This simple recipe for a Healthy Fruit Salad uses fresh seasonal fruits that highlight their natural sweetness. No need for any added sugar whether it is served for breakfast, brunch, or even as a summer dessert.
1-2tablespoonslemon juice from half a lemonfreshly squeezed
2orangespeeled and segmented, juice included
2pearsany ripe variety, diced
3kiwisgolden or green, skin removed, diced
Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl.
Gently toss together.
Garnish with mint leaves and serve.
Purchase fruit that is fresh and ripe for the best tasting salad.
Remove the excess moisture from the washed fruit to prevent it from getting soft and mushy.
Cut the fruit uniform in size.
When segmenting the orange, hold it over the bowl in order to collect all of the juices.
This fruit salad is best the day it is made.
If possible, purchase organic fruits.
What to do with leftovers? Leftovers are a wholesome and high fiber addition to a breakfast smoothie. It can also be cooked and transformed into a simple and quick fruit sauce or an easy fruit compote. It's also great with a dollop whipped ricotta! Switch it up. Take advantage of fresh, seasonal and local fruits to make a slightly different fruit salad recipe every time you make it. Grapes, mango and pineapple are great additions. Can I make an alcoholic version? Yes. In order to make an alcoholic version of fresh fruit salad, simply add a couple of tablespoons of your choice of alcohol. Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used.