Fresh Fruit Salad

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A fresh fruit salad made with apples, crunchy grapes and juicy oranges gives this recipe the best of summer taste. Top it off with a lemony yogurt dressing and you have the perfect light lunch or dinner dish or a great healthy and fresh snack idea for both kids and adults. It's a quick salad that's good anytime.



Take a look at the ingredient exchanges and easy menu planner below for a variety of serving ideas for this fresh fruit salad recipe. You may also want to try another delicious fruit salad like this easy Ambrosia Fruit Salad.

2 servings

Tags: Fruit Salad Recipes | ▪ Creamy Recipes | ▪ Dessert Recipes | ▪ Fruit Recipes
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6 Ingredients Needed:

red delicious apple - 1 large apple sliced thinly
(squeeze lemon juice over slices to prevent discoloring)

red or green grapes - 1 cup (slice each grape in half)

navel orange - 1 large orange peeled and sectioned
and cut into chunks

sliced almonds - 1/2 cup

lemon yogurt (1 to 1-1/2 cups) or to desired moistness

ground nutmeg - 1/4 to 1/2 tsp (or to taste)


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1. In a bowl, combine the fruit with the yogurt and toss well.

2. Divide the fruit among two salad bowls (this salad looks really nice when put into glass bowls).

3. Sprinkle the almonds on top of each fruit salad and dust with the nutmeg.

A no fuss fresh fruit salad recipe that uses the sweet tastes of summer and ease of preparation when you want something quick and simple to enjoy.

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Fresh Fruit Dessert:

** Serve this fresh fruit salad as a layered salad in parfait glasses - combine alternating layers of fruit salad as prepared with a layer of the yogurt by itself then nuts and nutmeg then repeat.

See more quick dessert ideas here.

Quick Light Mini-Meals:

** Serve fruit salad on a bed of fresh spinach and bib lettuce leaves with cinnamon graham crackers on the side.

** Another attractive and simple way to serve this fruit salad recipe is on a plate lined with thinly sliced strawberries along with warm whole grain rolls or bread sticks.

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Ingredient Exchanges:

Instead of the fruit listed:
*Apples (1 large - sliced thinly), Dates (5-6 cut in pieces)and Pears (1 large - chunked) or
*Kiwi (2-3 small - peeled and chunked), Oranges (1 large - peeled, sectioned and chunked) and Pineapple (1 cup - chunked) or
*Bananas (1 large - sliced), Red Grapes (1 cup - slice grapes in half), Tangerines (2 medium - peeled, sectioned and chunked)

***(Note: Apples, Pears, Kiwi and Bananas need to be dressed with lemon juice to prevent discoloring)

Instead of Almonds:
*Toasted Coconut - 1/2 cup or
*Toasted Sunflower Seeds - 1/2 cup or
*Dried Cranberries - 1/2 cup

Instead of Lemon Yogurt:
*Strawberry Yogurt - 1 to 1-1/2 cups or
*Peach Yogurt - 1 to 1-1/2 cups or
*Blueberry Yogurt - 1 to 1-1/2 cups

Instead of Nutmeg:
*Cinnamon - 1/2 tsp or
*Cinnamon and Nutmeg - 1/4 tsp each or
*Honey - 1 tbsp or to taste


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