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Easy Fruit Salad with a Honey and Lemon Dressing

Fresh fruit with a honey lemon mint dressing is the perfect way to enjoy summer's goodness.
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Take fresh fruit to a whole new level with this gluten-free fruit salad with a honey-lemon mint dressing! It’s a combination of freshness, hydration, and sweetness, sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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This blend of colorful healthy ingredients all come together to make a tasty rainbow! It is made with berries, citrus, and grapes, combined with a sweet honey-lemon dressing that perfectly complements the fruit *chef’s kiss*.

Summer vibes are immaculate when you have fresh fruits on hand. A little bit of chop-chop action and you have yourself the perfect summer snack, dessert, or even breakfast: a fruit salad.

Sometimes, it’s just too hot outside to actually eat some food. How perfect is it that these fruits are in season? They’re juicy, help to hydrate, and are amazingly sweet to boot. There’s no subtitute that could replace what fruits do for your body!

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Ingredients for this Quick and Easy Fruit Salad

For this salad, I recommend that you use fresh fruit, not frozen.

Grapes contains vitamin C and vitamin K and may even benefit your eyes. You may use red or green grapes in this fruit salad recipe. When choosing grapes, pick the firm and plump ones, the ones intact to the stem.

Strawberries are perfect in this recipe! Nothing says warm weather like a red, fresh, and juicy strawberry. Another excellent source of vitamin C.

Blueberries help maintain healthy bones. This small, round, and vitamin-packed berry is great for digestion, weight loss, and snacking.

Tangerines are a popular and sweet citrus fruit is a good source of iron, fiber, and vitamin C to keep your immune system healthy. It may not be easy to find during the summer, so you can easily opt for an orange.

Kiwi helps to prevent blood clots and vision loss! Select the fairly soft ones when pressed gently, those kinds are sweeter.

Feel free to substitute for seasonal fruit.

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You can make this Easy Recipe for Sweet Tropical Green Chia Fruit Cups with no effort.

This Homemade Fruit Juice uses any fruits in season, so it’s great to make any time of year!

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Easy Fruit Salad with a Honey and Lemon Dressing

Fresh fruit with a honey lemon mint dressing is the perfect way to enjoy summer's goodness.
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Course: Appetizer, Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American, Fruit Salad
Allergy: Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 138kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 cups green or red grapes, cut in half
  • 2 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 2-3 tangerines, or 1 orange, peeled, sliced, & cut in half
  • 2-3 kiwis, peeled & cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 medium-sized lemon, juiced
  • 10-15 leaves mint, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp honey

Instructions

  • Add all dressing ingredients to a small bowl and whisk well. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl add grapes, strawberries, blueberries, kiwis, and tangerines.
  • Add dressing to fruit salad.
  • Mix well to combine.
  • Serve with extra chopped mint sprinkled on top if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg

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