When one states the word “salad,” what instantly comes to mind are leafy green vegetables – unquestionably not dessert! But don’t ignore that there is a dessert version – salads with fruits! It’s a delightful sweet treat that’s not only great for your taste buds but for your body as well. It’s simple to prepare, and you can use any of your preferred fruits to make your own recipe – it’s fun to experiment on the creamy, sweet sauce as well!
For now, here are a few simple fruit salad recipes you can quickly try at home:
Easy Fruit and Nut Salad
- One ripe mango, peeled, seeded, and cubed
- One red apple, peeled, cored, and diced
- 1 cup toasted cashews
- One Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
- One pinch salt
Combine mango, apple, and toasted cashews in a large salad bowl. Pour fresh balsamic vinegar over fruits and nuts. Next, season them properly with ground cinnamon, salt, and ground ginger. Mix to blend ingredients well. Refrigerate and cover until ready to serve.
Fruits and Yogurt Love
- One red apple, cored and chopped
- One orange, peeled and sliced
- 2 cups grapes (seedless), halved
- 1.5 stalks celery, chopped
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup blackberries
- 1.25 cup vanilla yogurt
In a salad bowl, mix orange, apple, grapes, celery, and blackberries. Top with freshly chopped walnuts. Next, add vanilla yogurt to the bowl. Stir until everything is well-combined. Refrigerate and cover for at least 20 minutes before serving.
NYK Daily Special Creamy Pistachio Fruit Mix
- 3 cups crushed pineapple with juice
- Three large bananas, sliced
- 3 cups miniature marshmallows
- 1.5 cups fruit cocktail
- 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 1 cups mandarin oranges, drained
- 1 cup instant pistachio pudding mix
In a mixing bowl, mix pistachio pudding mix and crushed pineapple (include juice). Stir in clean whipped topping. When well-mixed, add bananas, mandarin oranges, fruit cocktail, and marshmallows to the bowl. Mix all the ingredients well. Refrigerate and cover until ready to serve.
These three recipes are a power-packed and delicious dose of fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. It is satisfying for your taste buds and provides you the vitamins and fiber essential for your body.