Salads/ simple desserts/ Vegan/ Vegetarian

Bonita’s Simple, Fresh Fruit Salad

Salad season is upon us in a big way and if you’re like me I love-making the most out of it. A salad is not limited to just lettuce and tomato, fruits can be a spectacular salad hence making it a fruit salad.

Fruit

Colorful and delicious fruit salad.

What elevates this fruit salad is the wonderful dressing that accompanies it so well.

For the dressing I use one lime squeezed, half of a naval orange, agave nectar, cardamom. Simple and quite luscious.

This salad is ideal for any sort of gathering. Think a wedding, brunch gathering, a tea party, or in a big bowl at home on a Saturday morning. Tasty all by itself, but even more delightful as a topping on a nice slice of cake!

However you choose to enjoy this fruit salad trust me you’ll be making this for the entire summer!

I cannot stress enough how buying local produce is so much better, and 100% more delectable. I can I tell you that blueberries and nectarines are out of sight! Right now. So, do yourself a solid and visit your local grocery are farm stand and load up on these spring/summer fruits.

When you buy fruit in their season these are the times they are sweetest. Buy them in bulk and freeze them to use in any season they will be just as fresh as the day you purchased them.

OK, now that you’re drooling make your list, and make this fruit salad. And tell me all about it on Instagram and be sure to tag #bonitaapplecrumb so that I can shot you out for making and taking such a lovely fruit salad. Be sure to follow us on all social media sites, and feel free to drop a comment below. Your feedback is appreciated.

Fruit

    Serve this any time.

Enjoy!

Bonita's Fresh Fruit Salad

Print Recipe
Serves: 6 Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas sliced
  • 2 nectarines sliced
  • 1 cup of blueberries
  • 1 cup of strawberries sliced
  • 1 cup of black berries
  • 4 kiwis peeled and sliced
  • 5 sprigs of mint minced to release flavor
  • 1 teaspoon of Cardamom
  • 1 tablespoon of Agave nectar
  • 1 lime squeezed
  • 1 halve of an naval orange squeezed

Instructions

1

MAKE THE DRESSING

2

Squeeze lime and orange juice into a small bowl. Add cardomom, agave nectar and minced mint.

3

Combine all ingredients with a whisk and set aside.

4

Add all pre-cut fruits to a large bowl

5

Add dressing and gently toss the fruit salad to combine.

6

Serve and enjoy!

Notes

For extra delicious flavor top fruit salad with fresh whipped cream.

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Bonita Applecrumb

A New Orleans native currently residing in beautiful New York. My favorites past time is hanging with a bunch of cool kids and cooking delicious meals for them! When I'm not in the kitchen I'm usually in my local thrift store looking for photo props.

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