Fruit salads are a staple to any meal. As an entrée or dessert, you’re sure to have everyone coming back for seconds.
Yes, the end of summer is a month away and your local farmers won’t be growing most of your favourite fruits until next year. Now is the time to enjoy eating fresh and healthy fruits grown by your local farmers. A fruit salad is the best way to combine all your favourite fruit flavours in one.
We recommend that you serve this recipe fresh, prepared no later than an hour prior to consumption. This will ensure a fresh and pleasant eating experience.
Ready, set, fruit it!
For this Fruit Salad recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
Ingredients for the Dressing
1/4 c. honey [Buy Directly from your Local Farmer]
1/4 c. freshly squeezed orange juice
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon of yogurt (optional: use if you want to thicken the dressing) [Buy Directly from your Local Farmer]
Ingredients for the Salad
6 oz. blueberries [Buy Directly from your Local Farmer]
1 lb. strawberries hulled and quartered [Buy Directly from your Local Farmer]
6 oz. raspberries [Buy Directly from your Local Farmer]
1 orange, peeled and wedges cut in half
1/2 of a pineapple, peeled and chopped
1 mango, peeled and chopped
2 cups of grapes
1 plate of diced mozzarella cheese
Make your Salad Dressing
In a bowl, pour in honey, freshly squeezed orange juice, lemon, and yogurt. Using a fork or whisk, mix all the ingredients together.
*note: For a light dressing do not add yogurt. However, feel free to add or subtract the amount of yogurt suggested by the recipe. Feel free to customize the amount in order to get the perfect consistency for you.
Make your Fruit Salad
Mix all the fruits and diced mozzarella cheese in a serving bowl and mix them all using a large spoon.
Add your homemade salad dressing to the bowl of fruits and mix some more.
There you have it, a delicious fruit salad full of flavour and colour!