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Not Your Momma’s Fruit Salad

May 14, 2021 | By: The Darling Dish

What’s more refreshing during those hot summer days than a giant bowl of fruit salad? Loaded with fresh, juicy citrus and packed with Vitamin C, fruit salads have evolved into an irresistible combination of ingredients that fully complement each other’s flavor and nutrition. Dice, mix, and enjoy these three quick and easy fruit salads for those days you're soaking up the rays!

Citrus Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Tangy citrus with creamy avocado go together like peanut butter and jelly! This incredible sweet and savory combination includes beautiful layers of finely sliced oranges and grapefruit with pops of greenery from sliced avocado, basil leaves, and pistachios. Topped with a simple, homemade basil vinaigrette, this crowd pleasing fruit salad hits all the notes of taste and texture.


My Paleo Marin: Pomelo & Pomegranate Citrus Salad

Beat the summer heat by staying hydrated with a stunning Pomelo and Pomegranate Citrus Salad. Ready to be devoured in minutes, this tangy fruit salad combines slices of sweet oranges and grapefruit and is topped with sweet, red pomegranate seeds. Whether you enjoy your citrus salad as a satisfying snack or layer it over a filet of roasted fish, this delicious dish is definitely on the horizon to becoming a summer staple!

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Fruit Salad with Citrus-Mint Dressing Recipe

Before running out the door on those busy summer adventures, make sure you have a giant bowl of fruit salad in hand! This delicious version of a classic fruit salad combines fresh honeydew, cantaloupe, kiwi, and papaya with a craveworthy citrus-mint dressing. A simple dressing can really elevate your fruit salads by enhancing their natural sweetness and citrus flavors. This irresistible citrus-mint dressing requires five simple ingredients: sugar, fresh mint, orange zest, and the juice of a tangy orange and lime. Now, that’s a recipe refresh we never knew we needed!

How are you giving classic citrus salads a refresh this year? Do you have a favorite recipe or must-have ingredients? Share the fruit salad deets with us down below. 

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