Summer Fruit Salad

TGIF! I think from now Friday’s will be designated for simple and easy recipes like this summer fruit salad. This one is really REALLY simple.

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Fruit salad, in my opinion the essential summer dish picnic dish. There are so many different options and typically simple to throw together! This fruit salad is healthy, vitamin rich and chock full of antioxidants to keep us staying young, healthy and looking beautiful! When I read that blackberries and blueberries have anti-aging components in them, I immediately stocked my fridge and freezer up. Especially when they are on sale in the summertime. I love eating them all year round!

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Here is the ingredient list; fresh pineapple (NOT canned), blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, a mango and a lemon {I should say half a lemon}.

I’m serious about the pineapple… I’ll never buy Dole cans again!

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Halve your strawberries and add them to a medium bowl along with all the other berries and the pineapple. I used a little less than a whole pound of strawberries… because I was snacking šŸ™‚

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Slice the “cheeks” of the mango surrounding the pit. The pit is thin and runs virtically so you’ll have to feel for it with your knife and cut around it. Use a small paring knife and cut diagonal cuts through the flesh but not all the way through the skin. Flip the mango “cheek” inside-out and cut off the sections.

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I like to do it over the bowl to catch all the mango’s yummy juices… waste not!

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Finally, zest and juice half a lemon.

Toss and chill up to an hour before serving. Told you it was easy!

Enjoy! And if you give this Summer Fruit Salad recipe a try, let me know by snapping a photo and tagging me on twitter or instagram!

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Yield: 6-8 servings

Summer Fruit Salad

Summer Fruit Salad
This Summer Fruit Salad is a fun tropical twist adding pineapple and mango with fresh berries.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh pineapple, cut into chunks
  • 1 pound strawberries, rinsed, hulled and halved if large
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 pint raspberries, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pint blueberries, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pint blackberries, rinsed and drained
  • zest and juice from half a lemon

Instructions

In a large bowl, add the diced pineapple, strawberries, mango then toss them in with the berries.

Next add in the zest and juice half of a lemon.

Toss and serve or refrigerate until you're ready to serve.

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7 Responses to “Summer Fruit Salad”

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    The Answer Is Chocolate — June 4, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    Looks delish! Fresh pineapple cannot be beat!

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    Erin Wallace — June 4, 2010 at 2:48 pm

    You rfruit salad looks delicious! Following you back!

    xo Erin

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    Jen — June 4, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    I am a follower! I'm here from Follow Me Friday! Have a great weekend! Blessings!

    I LOVE fruit salads!! Thank you for sharing.

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    Mary — June 5, 2010 at 2:11 pm

    This looks amazing! I love fruit salad and I should make it more often! Sometimes I grate a bit of ginger into mine. Yum!

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    A SPICY PERSPECTIVE — June 7, 2010 at 5:04 am

    It looks beautiful! A healthy and delicious salad everyone can enjoy!

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    Sam Barnard — September 10, 2014 at 1:25 am

    Yummy! Great idea to keep summer at bay. Delicious salad and great combination of berries. I’m hungry wanna one plate of Yummy Salad!

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    Scorch Fitness — January 16, 2015 at 4:22 am

    My mouth is raining water for this yummy & healthy food. I must say you are master of your fun. Thanks a lot for sharing cool pics! Feeling freezes.

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