Fresh Fruit Salad

By Emily Smith

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Sometimes in the white of Winter you need a touch of colour to brighten things up! Would you agree? An easy and delicious way to achieve this might be by the likes of  a fresh fruit salad.  All that vitamin C in a cheerful bowl sure does the trick for me.  Because we’re in January, in Canada, these aren’t local fruit – but they are from our Southern Neighbours.  Blueberries and strawberries just flooded the supermarkets and they’re a fantastic price this week! What else is seasonal? Oranges and grapefruits. I eat 1-2 a day and I really do think it helps keep sickness away.  What do you enjoy in your fruit salad? Honestly, I think I could have just about any combination of fresh fruits!  But for this one, I used…

Fresh Fruit Salad
Serves 4-6
 
1 diced orange
1 cup sliced strawberries
3/4 cup blueberries
2 diced fiji apples
1/2 cup frozen raspberries
1 diced grapefruit
1/2 fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup water

  1. Wash all of your fruit, thoroughly.  Slice and dice oranges, strawberries, apples, and grapefruit.
  2. Combine in a medium serving bowl with frozen raspberries (why frozen? Because they were flash frozen & thaw beautifully…if fresh in your area, then by all means, use fresh!)
  3. Mix orange juice, water, and lemon juice together. Pour over the fruit salad.
  4. Enjoy!

 

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Emily Smith is the founder and editor of The Best of this Life. She has two littles, a darling husband, and dreams of owning a new puppy. A gluten-free connoisseur, social media maven and reigning fashionista (in her own rights) – She loves writing and shares her three core values with her readers – love life, live well, share the beauty. Let’s dance, shall we?
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7 Comments on Fresh Fruit Salad

  1. Alexa
    January 30, 2012 at 4:48 am (2 years ago)

    There is nothing like a big bowl of fresh fruit to make you feel like you’re in spring or summer.

    Reply
  2. tinajo
    January 30, 2012 at 6:50 am (2 years ago)

    Yum!

    I love fruit salad and I can mix all kinds of fruits, there´s not one fruit I don´t like.

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  3. Mary
    January 30, 2012 at 4:01 pm (2 years ago)

    What a beautiful salad. This is my first visit to your blog, so I spent some time browsing through your earlier posts. I’,m so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I’ll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

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  4. Roselie
    January 30, 2012 at 8:34 pm (2 years ago)

    Looks yummy! And fresh… Exactly what I need right now after eating, well not as I should ;)

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  5. Amanda
    January 30, 2012 at 8:45 pm (2 years ago)

    When the image of this salad loaded I couldn’t help but smile. It looks like one big ol’ bowl of happy goodness. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. momto8
    January 31, 2012 at 5:14 am (2 years ago)

    yum…the colors are beautiful too!
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

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  7. Rosa's Yummy Yums
    January 31, 2012 at 11:55 am (2 years ago)

    So colorful and beautiful! A great fruit salad.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

    Reply

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