Quick-impressive fruit salad

Always a tasty healthy alternative to desserts that even kids love. So simple to make, albeit the prep work can be slightly annoying, but wouldn’t take any more effort than a dessert half as good and half as nutritious. Great for the summer, especially with fresh seasonal fruits.

Time:

15-20 minutes

Serves:

8

Good for:

  • Great flavour and healthy
  • Perfect school snack
  • Fresh cool summer dessert
  • Great for seasonal fruits

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups diced Cantaloupe
  • 2 cups Honeydew melon
  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 2 cups halved green or red grapes
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cub blueberries
  • ½ cup pomegranate seed

For the dressing:

  • 1/3 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed or ready made)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1tspn poppy seeds

Not a must:

  • Fresh mint for garnish

Kitchen things you’ll need:

  • A small bowl for the dressing
  • A large bowl
  • A whisk

Making it:

  • In a large bowl combine all the fruits and toss together.
  • In a small bowl combine and whisk the ingredients together.
  • Drizzle the dressing on top.
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.

Tips/notes:

  • As an alternative to the dressing try rose water or orange blossom water for an exotic flavour
  • Add almond slivers to add a nice crunch to the salad without taking away the sweet flavour

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