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Check out these 54 super healthy fruit dishes!

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fresh healthy strawberry summer dish

Hi, everyone! Let me introduce you some good stuff! I found these over 50 healthy fruit dishes, which I think are very suitable for the summer. (Ok, maybe five of them are more typical for the winter, but all the rest..:)) Most of the recipes are really simple and you could try them at home. I would definitely recommend you experiment with the fruit dish recipes, try to combine different ideas and to add your own taste to the dish. Because what is the point of making homemade, if it doesn’t contain a little piece of the imagination of the author? Cooking and preparing tasty food isn’t about copy-pasting a recipe we saw in a food blog, it is much more about getting inspiration and then turning that inspiration into something new and unique. That sounded so deep…

So, let’s leave the philosophy of cooking aside and focus on these 54 beauties! I am very interested to find out which ones you loved the most?

Speaking about pretty cool fruit dishes, maybe you would like to check out also my post about the 11 best fruits for fruit salad. As Diana Johnson from EatingRichly said about that post, there are “lot’s of yummy options here” 🍒🍍🍏

Banana Melon Watermelon Salad from Healthier.Happier.

healthy fruit dishes - banana watermelon

You could have this fresh, healthy fruit salad dish in just 15 minutes. It is extremely easy. Main ingredients are:

  • Banana
  • Melon
  • Watermelon
  • Kiwi
  • Pineapple
  • Passionfruit

You could also add some orange juice to the salad.

Get the recipe from healthier.qld.gov.au

Creamy healthy fruit salad from Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen

healthy fruit dishes - pomegranate fruit salad

A very, very original fruit salad. It has raw shredded pumpkin in it! Other fruits are:

  • Apple
  • Grape
  • Pomegranate

The colors of the salad are magical. But I am not done with the ingredients yet. There are some more, which are just invisible. 🙂 We need them for the creamy dressing. So, ingredients for the fruit salad dressing are:

  • Yogurt
  • Lemon Juice
  • Cinnamon
  • Maple Syrup

Get the recipe from thecrunchychronicles.com

Bubble Fruit Salad from Lublyou

healthy fruit dishes - grapes berries

This amazing bubble fruit salad is a restyle of the first one you see on the picture. I really like how much freedom the author gives us with the recipe. The only one fruit you need for sure is the apple, which you will then fill out with fruits. Then you put whatever fruits you like in it. You could add some mint and a dressing.

Get the recipe from lublyou.com

Dragon Fruit Salad from MadamSun

healthy fruit dishes - red dragon fruit salad

Here is a very cool idea for a snack or for breakfast. The salad is based on:

  • Red and Green Apples
  • Pineapple
  • Grapes

Then comes of course the Red Dragon Fruit Dressing, which is actually Red Dragon Fruit concentrate and evaporated milk.

Get the recipe from madamsun.com

Amazing spiced up Fruit Salad from Tales of a Kitchen

healthy fruit dishes - apples plums

The presentation of this fresh fruit salad is simply stunning. Really suitable for parties and special occasions. There are 4 types of fruit included:

  • Banana
  • Apple
  • Plum
  • Cranberry

Then you could sprinkle some sesame seeds, poppy seeds and chia seeds. Use honey and lemon juice for the dressing and you’re done!

Get the recipe from talesofakitchen.com

Pineapple Boat Fruit Salad from Coupon Clipping Cook

healthy fruit dishes - pineapple boat fruit salad

Another fruit salad suggestion- perfect for celebrations. It looks terrific. The basic idea is to hollow out a pineapple and fill it out with fruits, something similar to the Bubble Fruit Salad. The main fruits for the filling are:

  • Kiwi
  • Watermelon
  • Blueberries
  • Mango
  • Banana
  • Orange

You would also need shredded coconut for the topping, Granola and Cottage Cheese as well.

Get the recipe from couponclippingcook.com

Healthy Fruit Salad with Grapes from Eating Richly

healthy fruit dishes - grapes mint

Easy and clever fruit salad suggestion. You could gladly make it for your kids, they will love the combination of:

  • Plums
  • Apples
  • Peaches
  • Grapes
  • Pineapple Juice

Get the recipe from eatingrichly.com

Rainbow Fruit Skewers from The Comfort Kitchen

healthy fruit dishes - raspberries blueberries kiwi mandarins

If you want to make a healthy fruit dish, but still would like to run away from the salad thing, you can try with this fruit skewers. They look quite original and could surprise your friends. The presentation is really elegant and it makes fun to eat this fruit deliciousness.

I won’t list the fruits needed, you see them on the picture, I guess. 🙂 For the dressing you will basically need:

  • Vanilla Yogurt
  • Honey
  • Cinnamon

Get the recipe from thecomfortofcooking.com

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Berry Quinoa Salad from Two Peas & Their Pod

berry quinoa salad

Yummy, filling, healthy! This fresh fruit salad matches perfectly a big family’s breakfast. Just imagine the huge bowl in the middle of the table! There are lots of different fruits in it, quinoa, almonds and a very rich dressing as well. Here is the very basic information about the ingredients:

  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Blueberry
  • Blackberry
  • Mint
  • Basil
  • Red Quinoa
  • Roasted Almonds

For the dressing:

  • Mint
  • Basil
  • Honey
  • Lime, Lemon and Orange Juice (Told you it was rich! :))
  • Orange Zest

Isn’t that an explosion of flavors and vitamins?

Get the recipe from twopeasandtheirpod.com

Beautiful Fruit Salad from Urbanjuice Cook

Super healthy Fruit Salad from Super Healthy Kids

healthy fruit dishes - strawberries cream

One of the most important things about feeding children is to make them eat healthy food. But you can’t just make them. You have to inspire them with healthy foods, you have to show them the fun side of good food. One of the ways to do that is to present them the meal interesting, original, beautiful. The salad I chose to show you is a very good example for well presented food for children. Most of the kids would love to have a bite from this pretty “flower” :). Main ingredients are:

  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
  • Mandarin
  • Grapes
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Poppy Seeds

Get the recipe from superhealthykids.com

Pretty cool vegan snack from The Kitchn

fresh fruit salad in a jar

This is just so inspiring! Fresh fruit salad in a jar, perfect for snacking in the office or when you are somewhere on the run. It looks modern, pretty, it’s healthy and very, very, VERY delicious!

I think you could mix any fruits you like, the main idea is to place them in a jar. But of course you could try this combination, it is amazing:

  • Apple
  • Blueberry
  • Pineapple
  • Tangerine
  • Lemon
  • Walnuts
  • Garnish

Get the recipe from thekitchn.com

Asian Fruit Salad from JulieDaniluk

healthy fruit dishes - dragon fruit

Similar idea to the jar, here we see a beautiful healthy fruit salad in a big glass. It is a super rich salad, a real explosion of vitamins, nutrition, taste and feeling! It goes with a quite interesting sauce, which contains:

  • Lime juice
  • Dates
  • Mint springs
  • Ginger

The salad itself has lot’s of exotic fruits:

  • Mangosteens
  • Dragon Fruit
  • Mango
  • Asian Peer
  • Rambutan
  • Pineapple
  • Goji Berries
  • Cashews

Get the recipe from juliedaniluk.com

Fresh and healthy Vegan Ambrosia Fruit Salad from Veganosity

pretty fruit salad

Creative and beautiful Ambrosia Fruit Salad, but with less calories. Could it be better than that? Who doesn’t like healthy AND tasty stuff? This Ambrosia salad contains basically:

  • Kiwi
  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Coconut

The dressing has four ingredients:

  • Lemon juice
  • Coconut Yogurt
  • Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Poppy Seeds

Get the recipe from veganosity.com

Fruit Salad with Greek Yogurt from Food

fresh fruit salad with raspberries blueberries yogurt

This fresh fruit salad looks like a cocktail, so classy and stylish. Love it! It represents actually the basic of the basics of a fruit salad. I mean, when you want to make a tasty, cool, pretty fruit salad, what do you add? I personally mix:

  • Fruit
  • Yogurt
  • Nuts
  • Honey
  • Cinnamon

These are in my opinion the evergreens! 🙂 Always work well. If you have guests and you are wondering what dessert to serve, just mix these things in a bowl or in several glasses and you can be sure they will love it!

Get the recipe from food.com

Wonderful Tropical Fruit Salad from Skinny Taste

tropical fruit salad

This on the top is not shredded cheese. 🙂 It is actually shredded coconut. What would a tropical salad be without the coconut? It wouldn’t be a tropical salad…

Here we have:

  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Pineapple
  • Banana
  • and…Coconut

Basically you mix tropical fruits and you get a beautiful, fresh tropical Fruit salad, it’s quite logical, isn’t it? 🙂

Get the recipe from skinnytaste.com

Do you really wanna know how to make a healthy fruit salad dish? Here is a video:

Gorgeous Mohito Fruit Salad from Jamie Oliver

jamie oliver fruit salad

Just say Jamie Oliver and there is no need to explain any further. Every time I see a recipe from Jamie Oliver, I get emotional. He just gives character to the food. Now take a look at this Mohito Fruit Salad. The appearance is like from a classy restaurant. And the idea itself: Mohito Fruit Salad, it feels like a little celebration, just by mentioning the name of the salad. Amazing.

And the Fruit salad really contains the ingredients of a Mohito:

  • White rum
  • Brown Sugar
  • Mint
  • Lime

Then come the fruits:

  • Watermelon
  • Mango
  • Pineapple

Just one note: This salad is not suitable for children! 😉

Get the recipe from jamieoliver.com

Fresh Citrus Fruit Salad from Fitness On Toast

fresh fruit salad with apples mandarins raspberries

I definitely recommend you visit the link I give you about this salad. The author explains which are the benefits of each fruit in this citrus salad. The basics are:

  • Apple
  • Grapefruit
  • Orange
  • Raspberry
  • Kiwi

Get the recipe from fitnessontoast.com

Super fresh Lemon Coconut Fruit Salad from The Roasted Root

fresh easy ambrosia fruit salad

A very fresh Fruit Salad suggestion from Julia from TheRoastedRoot. The fruits included are:

  • Strawberry
  • Green Grape
  • Ripe Peach
  • Ripe Mango
  • Lemon/lime zest
  • Mint

The most interesting thing about this beautiful Fruit Salad is the dressing:

  • Coconut Milk
  • Honey
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Lemon Extract
  • Sea Salt

Get the recipe from theroastedroot.net

Another great Ambrosia Salad: from WonkyWonderful

ambrosia fruit salad

Speaking about Ambrosia Fruit Salad, here is another recipe I found. It’s a little bit different from the first one, so you can chose the salad you like more. Here we have:

  • Strawberry
  • Red Grape
  • Pineapple
  • Maraschino Cherry
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Orange
  • Zest of orange
  • Pineapple Silk Yogurt
  • Vanilla Silk Yogurt

No matter which Ambrosia Fruit Salad you decide to make, don’t forget to enjoy! 🙂

Get the recipe from wonkywonderful.com

Rainbow Fruit Salad from A Dash of Soul

fresh rainbow fruit salad

The very beautiful Lauren makes very beautiful salads…What a coincidence…:) I highly recommend this one. It is fresh, colorful, healthy, absolutely perfect. I think the main idea of this fruit salad is to mix as many colors as you can and top with a tasty dressing. Then you got the rainbow done. 🙂

So, Lauren uses following ingredients for her delicious and healthy fruit salad:

  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Raspberry
  • Kiwi
  • Mandarin Orange Slices
  • Limoncello
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Lemon Juice
  • Honey/ Powdered Sugar

Get the recipe from adashofsoul.com

Healthy autumn Fruit Salad from The Cherry Share

fresh fruit salad with strawberry kiwi blueberry

I really liked this “Cocktail” Salad, it is very sweet, so it is very suitable for sweet lovers like me. Here are the basics:

  • Apple
  • Red Grape
  • Mandarin Orange slices
  • Marshmallows
  • Vanilla low-far Yogurt
  • Lime Zest
  • Chopped Nuts

Get the recipe from thecherryshare.com

Interesting Avocado Fruit Salad from I Food Real

fresh fruit salad with lots of citrus fruits

Most of the times people use avocado in salty salads. I understand them. 🙂 Avocado matches almost every vegetable salad. But in this case we have a pretty, cute fruit salad with avocado. Take a look at the products:

  • Avocado
  • Pear
  • Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Mango
  • Strawberry
  • Lemon
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Chia Seeds

Get the recipe from ifoodreal.com

Summer Stone Fruit Salad from Chowhound

very delicious healthy fruit salad with plums, cherries, nectarine

One very big MMMMMMM…. to this fruit salad! The combination is stunning. It is just mouthwatering. Which fruits are being used? Very few, that is what I also love about this salad:

  • Apricot
  • Nectarine/ Peeled Peach
  • Plum
  • Cherry

To this absolutely irresistible combination the author adds:

  • Sugar
  • Vanilla Bean
  • Pistachios

Get the recipe from chowhound.com

Wonderful Berry Fruit Salad from Kristine’s Kitchen

berry salad

You are going to make a Berry Salad? It is going to taste amazing, that is for sure! Just the fact the main ingredient is Berry, that’s enough. 🙂 Would you agree with me? I think Berries are the most loved fruit all around the world. Now I want to present to you a little, tasty beauty I found. Here are the ingredients:

  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Cherry
  • Lime
  • Lime Juice
  • Honey

Get the recipe from kristineskitchenblog.com

Tasty, filling and healthy Fruit dish: with Custard:

Mango Avocado Pomegranate Fruit Salad from Angie’s Recipes

healthy fruit salad with avocado and pomegranate

I wasn’t sure if this is really a fruit salad. I mean, it’s not sweet, it has garlic and olive oil in it…But since the majority of the ingredients are fruits, I decided to place it here. After all, it is a delicious and fresh fruit salad and it deserves to be seen!

  • Mango
  • Avocado
  • Pomegranate
  • Arugula
  • Dukkah
  • Garlic
  • Lemon Juice
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Get the recipe from angiesrecipes.blogspot.bg

Very, very simple and fresh Fruit Salad from FoodNetwork

healthy fruit salad with watermelon coconut and blueberries

This is one of the easiest fruit salads I found. The main fruits are only 2:

  1. Watermelon
  2. Blueberry

Then you have:

  • Shredded Coconut
  • Lime and Lime Juice
  • Honey
  • Ginger

Get the recipe from foodnetwork.com

Light and delicious Grilled Fruit Kebabs from The Cookie Rookie

healthy fruit salad with blackberries strawberries

Becky from TheCookieRookie says she prepares easy dishes that anyone else can make. This Grilled Fruit Kebabs prove she is right. You will need:

  • Blackberry
  • Strawberry
  • Pineapple
  • Optionally Kiwi, Banana, Peach
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Vegetable Oil

Get the recipe from thecookierookie.com

Rich and easy Fruit Salad from Healthy Soul

healthy fruit salad with banana strawberries

This super easy fruit salad is basically lots of fruits, mixed in a big bowl. You could experiment with as many fruits as you like. Here we see:

  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
  • Banana
  • Pear
  • Orange
  • Apple
  • Cantaloupe

After you combine different fruits, you add some honey, cinnamon and raisins. That’s it, I guess! Brilliant!

Get the recipe from healthy-soul.com

Citrus and Pomegranate Fruit Salad from Once Upon A Chef

pomegranate healthy fruit salad

The perfect fruit salad for the winter. Super fresh, simple, rich in vitamins. There are only 3 ingredients here:

  1. Pomegranate
  2. Orange
  3. Grapefruit

Trust me, this salad will boost your energy, especially in those winter days when you feel sleepy and melancholic.

Get the recipe from onceuponachef.com

Skinny Ambrosia Fruit Salad from LemonTreeDwelling

easy delicious fresh fruit salad

Here’s one more suggestion for Skinnny Ambrosia Fruit Salad, this time from Cathy Trochelman. I liked how she explained the basics of this kind of salad: 5 different types of fruit + sweetened Greek Yogurt. Isn’t that easy to understand and remember?

Cathy uses the following ingredients for her fresh and healthy Ambrosia Fruit salad:

  • Pineapple
  • Green Grape
  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
  • Mandarin Orange
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Vanilla
  • Truvia Sugar Blend

Get the recipe from lemontreedwelling.com

Healthy Fruit Salad Smoothie from Diethood

fruit salad smoothie

This fruit smoothie is a real masterpiece! Seriously. You will be surprised when you find out how many things there are in the glasses. 🙂 Katerina is just wonderful. She always thinks of dishes that melt belly fat and make you feel energetic and light, but still – not hungry! Try this smoothie and you will understand what I mean. You drink it, you feel satisfied. Here are the “secret” ingredients, which are hiding somewhere in this deliciousness:

  • Strawberry
  • Kiwi
  • Banana
  • Orange
  • Lettuce
  • Chia Seeds
  • Almond Milk
  • Honey
  • Ice
  • Rolled Oats
  • Coconut Shavings

But these are the very basics. I mean, there are two layers and a garnish in this recipe. You need to go to the original recipe page in order to see the process in detail:

Get the recipe from diethood.com

Very fresh Summer Fruit Salad from Chef Savvy

healthy fruit salad

Fresh, exactly. That is what this salad is all about – FRESHNESS. When there are lime, honey and mint in a dish, it is fresh. 🙂 Very suitable for the hot summer days. The ingredients are:

  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Kiwi
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberry
  • Lime
  • Honey
  • Mint

Get the recipe from chefsavvy.com

Easy Rainbow Fruit Salad from EatsAmazing

berry kiwi mandarin grape healthy fruit salad

The name of this salad says it all: it is easy, it looks like a rainbow. Here are the ingredients:

  • Mango
  • Kiwi
  • Clementine/ Mandarin Orange optional
  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
  • Grape
  • Orange Juice
  • Honey

Get the recipe from eatsamazing.co.uk

Avocado Fruit Salad from MyRecipes

healthy fruit salad with dressing

No, no, this isn’t an ice cream. It is something much healthier. 🙂 In detail? Take a look:

  • Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Tropical mixed Fruit in light syrup
  • Cantaloupe
  • Avocado
  • Mint
  • Lime Juice
  • Light Sour Cream
  • Pistachios

There are some specific things about this recipe, so I would recommend you visit the original page.

Get the recipe from myrecipes.com

Original Dragon Fruit Salad from Cooking with Thas

dragon fruit salad

I love things that are based on a simple and creative idea! Like this Dragon Fruit Salad:

  • Dragon Fruit
  • Pomegranate Seeds
  • Clementine Juice
  • Mint

Get the recipe from thasneen.com

Winter Fruit Salad from She Knows

healthy fruit salad with citrus fruits

Here is another idea for the cold winter days…but of course you could try it also in the summer;):

  • Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Pineapple
  • Carambola (Starfruit)
  • Pomegranate

Get the recipe from sheknows.com

Another fresh winter suggestion: this time from Julia’s album

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I just got in the winter mood somehow…:) I really liked this idea for Fruit Dish, check it out:

  • Red Apple
  • Pear
  • Clementine Orange
  • Kiwi
  • Dried Cranberry
  • Pomegranate Seeds
  • Maple Syrup
  • Lime Juice

Get the recipe from juliasalbum.com

 Honey Lime Fruit Salad from Delicious Meets Healthy

rich fruit salad

 

The author Neli loves to prepare healthy and delicious meals and with this recipe she proves it again. The ingredients for her fresh, beautiful Honey Lime Fruit Salad are:

  • Pineapple
  • Mango
  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
  • Grapes
  • Kiwi
  • Banana
  • Honey
  • Lime
  • Lime Juice
  • Poppy Seed

Get the recipe from deliciousmeetshealthy.com

One more brilliant idea for healthy fruit dish from the big Jamie Oliver

jamie oliver fruit salad

Second recipe from Jamie Oliver I am showing you today. The first one was the AMAZING Mohito Fruit Salad (for adults only! :)) And now this beauty….:

  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Cherry
  • Peach
  • Punned Redcurrants
  • Apricot
  • Cantaloupe Melon
  • Yogurt optional
  • Golden Caster Sugar
  • Mint
  • Lime Zest
  • Lime Juice
  • Vanilla Pod

Get the recipe from jamieoliver.com

Second cool Fruit Salad recipe from SuperHealthyKids

summer fruit salad recipe with lots of berries

Easy, pretty Fruit Salad that children will enjoy:

  • Strawberry
  • Kiwi
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Red Grapes
  • Mandarin Orange

Get the recipe from superhealthykids.com

Beautiful Fruit Salad with simple dressing from GimmeDelicious

very nice fruit salad

This easy Fruit Salad looks very beautiful. You would need:

  • Yogurt
  • Honey
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Orangte
  • Strawberry
  • Clementine/ Tangerine
  • Mango
  • Apple
  • Banana

Get the recipe from gimmedelicious.com

Healthy Winter Fruit Salad from Valya’s Taste of Home

fresh winter fruit salad

I would like to show you also this beautiful winter fruit salad. It is very simple and rich:

  • Pomegranate
  • Pear
  • Persimmon
  • Honey Crisp Apple
  • Kiwi
  • Mandarin
  • Orange
  • Lemon
  • Honey
  • Poppy Seeds

You know what I will tell now? Don’t forget to enjoy! 🙂

Get the recipe from valyastasteofhome.com

Honey Lime Fruit Salad from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

fruit salad with lime honey dressing

I am big fan of fruit salads than contain lime dressing. Lime gives a little bit of freshness to any type of fruit dish. Here is one more example for pretty good looking and super tasty Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing:

  • Pineapple
  • Mandarin Orange
  • Kiwi
  • Green Grapes
  • Strawberry
  • Lime Zest
  • Honey
  • Poppy Seeds optional

Get the recipe from melskitchencafe.com

Pretty Bunny Fruit Salad from EatingWell

rainbow fruit salad with lots of strawberries

Are you trying to encourage your children to eat more fruits? THIS is the way! Present them interesting, funny fruit dishes that inspire and amuse kids. No doubt they will have at least a couple of bites: “I want the nose!”, “I want the ears!” 🙂

The ingredients for this cute, I mean very, very cute Fruit Salad are:

  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Kiwi
  • Pineapple

You just need to arrange those fruits and have fun with the result!

Get the recipe from eatingwell.com

Mango Kiwi Fruit Salad from EatingWell

summer fruit salad with kiwi

This fresh and healthy Mango Kiwi Fruit Salad says it all:

  1. Mango
  2. Kiwi

Sometimes I am so funny! 😉

But actually there is one more ingredient, witch gives some extra flavor. That is Lime Zest.

Get the recipe from eatingwell.com

Interesting Mexican Fruit Salad from The Harvest Kitchen

mexican fruit salad

If you want something more exotic, try this Mexican Fruit Salad. It contains:

  • Mexican Papaya
  • Jicama
  • Orange
  • Mango
  • Watermelon
  • Cucumber
  • Lime Juice
  • Cilantro
  • Sea Salt
  • Chili

Get the recipe from theharvestkitchen.com

Quinoa Fruit Salad from YummyHealthyEasy

quinoa fruit salad

Here’s a fresh idea for all of you who are fans of quinoa:

  • Red Quinoa
  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
  • Kiwi
  • Mango
  • Orange
  • Pineapple
  • Lime Zest
  • Lime Juice
  • Truvia Nectar/ Honey

Get the recipe from yummyhealthyeasy.com

Healthy Summer Granola Fruit Salad from BetterHousekeeper

fruit salad with granola

Granola is an ingredient that matches perfectly almost every fruit. Take a look at this pretty cool combination:

  • Container Key Lime Yogurt
  • Cantaloupe
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
  • Green Grapes
  • Honey Almond Granola

Get the recipe from betterhousekeeper.com

Tomato Fresh Fruit Salad from MyEatingSpace

easy fruit salad recipes for the summer   

Is tomato a fruit or a vegetable? I don’t know, but what I know is some people eat it in fruit salads. 🙂 Like this really interesting Tomato Apple Fruit Salad:

  • Apple
  • Tomato
  • Grapes
  • Banana
  • Orange
  • Lemon Juice
  • Chia Seeds
  • Sugar optional

Get the recipe from myeatingspace.com

So, that were my 54 healthy fruit dishes! I mean, there are not mine, but they are the ones I selected. 🙂 I really can’t wait to pick up the 10 best fruit salads from this list! It is going to be hard, I know it already…Follow my blog to see how this adventure will go on! Bye, bye for now!

Angie 🙂

11 best fruits for fruit salad: with examples!

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healthy fresh fruit salad

Maybe you want to make a nice fruit salad and you are asking yourself: “How could I make the best fruit salad? Which fruits should I choose?” Actually it is not easy to find the best fruits for fruit salad. Most of the fruits could be suitable, depending on what they are combined with. But there are some fruits, which are meant to be the best. I don’t know why, seriously. They are the most used fruits, when it comes to fruit salad. And if people use them the most, that means they are the best fruits for fruit salad, right? 🙂

One important note before showing you the list. The fruits are not competing, this is not a rating from 11 to 1 or reverse. That means that number one fruit isn’t better than number eleven fruit. They all are used very often in fruit salads and they all are very combinable with other ingredients.

So, are you ready for the big 11? Sit back and enjoy the material! I found also amazing recipes, which I am giving you as examples to each fruit. They are so, so, so good!

P.S: Don’t forget to vote at the end of the article. We ask you…let me surprise you!

Best fruits for fruit salad:

1.Raspberry

best fruits for fruit salad - raspberry

Raspberries are one of the favorite fruits of most of the people. Maybe because they are not so easy to find like other fruits like apples for example. They are easy to digest and give some extra softness to the taste of the salad. Take a look at these 3 examples for fresh and healthy fruit salad with raspberries:

Raspberry Mango Fruit Salad from Aeroplane Jelly

fresh fruit salad with raspberries

Get the recipe from aeroplanejelly.com.au.

Raspberry Mint Fruit Salad from HealthyHappyLife

healthy fruit salad with raspberries

Get the recipe from kblog.lunchboxbunch.com.

Raspberry Watermelon Mint Fruit Salad from PaleoLeap

best fruit salad with raspberries

Get the recipe from paleoleap.com.

2. Blueberry

best fruits for fruit salad - blueberry

Very similar to raspberries: harder to find, more expensive, super easy to use, light ans uncomplicated fruit, which fits almost in every fruit salad. Blueberries also make an amazing contrast in the color texture, because most of the other fruits are bright. Two simple and cool recipes for Blueberry Fruit salad here:

Blueberry Fruit Salad from Desserts Required

fresh fruit salad with blueberries

Get the recipe from dessertsrequired.com.

Blueberry Strawberry Coconut Fruit Salad from VegetableGohan

healthy fruit salad with blueberries

Get the recipe from vegetablegohan.blogspot.bg.

3. Strawberry

best fruits for fruit salad - strawberry

Perhaps you were expecting this fruit to show very soon in the listing…:) After the raspberries and blueberries come very logical the strawberries. Actually if I had to determine only one fruit to be the best for fruit salads, this would be “Berries”. They are many fruit salad recipes, which include only berries and nothing else. Could you imagine: a big bowl, full of all kinds of fresh, juicy berries…Heaven!

I found for you 3 easy, fresh fruit salads with strawberries. Check them out:

Strawberry Blackberry Fruit Salad from EatingWell

fresh fruit salad with strawberries

Get the recipe from eatingwell.com.

Strawberry Nectarine Fruit Salad from SimplyRecipes

healthy fruit salad with strawberries

Get the recipe from simplyrecipes.com.

Strawberry Orange Salad from OnceUponAChef

best fruit salad with strawberries

Get the recipe from onceuponachef.com.

4. Watermelon

best fruits for fruit salad - watermelon

Watermelon is one of the fruits, which are often used in salty salads as well. You know the epic combination: watermelon, feta cheese and mint, right? This is maybe the best of the best fruits salads in a hot summer day. Watermelon could also be used as a basket , where you put other fruits. There are many variations for cutting and presenting watermelon. It is meant to be a kind of art: cutting watermelon.

I chose 4 tasty, juicy fruit salad dishes with watermelon:

Watermelon Cherry Raspberry Mint Fruit Salad from Taste

fresh fruit salad with watermelon

Get the recipe from taste.com.au.

Watermelon Blackberry Mint Fruit Salad from TwoPeas&TheirPod

healthy fruit salad with watermelon

Get the recipe from twopeasandtheirpod.com.

Watermelon Fruit Basket from FoodNetwork

best fruit salad with watermelon

Get the recipe from foodnetwork.com.

Watermelon Pineapple Fruit Salad from Marshmallows&Margaritas

a good fruit salad with watermelon

Get the recipe from marshmallowsandmargaritas.com.

5. Melon

best fruits for fruit salad - melon

Melon is similar to watermelon in the way it could be presented: as a basket with fruits. But its taste is quite different from watermelon’s taste. Choose Golden Honeydew Melon if you want to enjoy a very healthy fruit meal. The best about the melon is that it is a filling fruit, not in the bad way. Put more from it in your summer fruit salad and you won’t feel hungry for the next couple of hours.

Take a look at these two beautiful suggestions for a healthy, fresh fruit salad with melon:

Melon Fruit Basket from SweetSpicyKitchen

fresh fruit salad with melon

Get the recipe from sweetspicykitchen.com.

Melon Mint Fruit Salad from ADashOfSanity

healthy fruit salad with melon

Get the recipe from adashofsanity.com.

6. Cherries

best fruits for fruit salad - cherry

Cherries, cherries, dear cherries! So yummy! So fresh! Cherries are the best signal that summer comes. You could make the best fruit salad with cherries in May. Here are two examples:

Cherry Strawberry Fruit Salad from 101Cookbooks

fresh fruit salad with cherries

Get the recipe from 101cookbooks.com.

Cherry Kiwi Blueberry Fruit Salad from VeganFamilyRecipes

healthy fruit salad with cherries

Get the recipe from veganfamilyrecipes.com.

7. Grapes

best fruits for fruit salad - grapes

You know, grapes is a very special fruit: the fruit of the Gods..But to fit well in your fruit salad, it should be sweet. The sweeter the grapes, the better the salad, keep that in mind. You could also mix different types of grapes in order to give your fresh fruit salad a richer texture.

These two fruit salad recipes with grapes really inspired me:

Grape Salad from KitchenNostalgia

fresh fruit salad with grapes

Get the recipe from kitchennostalgia.com.

Grape Blueberry Fruit Salad from EatingRichly

healthy fruit salad with grapes

Get the recipe from eatingrichly.com.

8. Mandarin

best fruits for fruit salad - mandarin

Lovely fruit, easy to find. Mandarins suit best in fruit salad, while oranges are very often included in salty salads, because of their sour flavor in the taste. Mandarins are sweeter than oranges and are more acceptable from sensitive stomachs.

I found the following 3 fruit salads to be the best examples for a mandarin fruit salad:

Mandarin Apple Banana Fruit Salad from OfficialTashika

fresh fruit salad with mandarins

Get the recipe from officialtashika.com.

Mandarin Pineapple Blueberry Strawberry Salad from JuliesEats&Treats

healthy fruit salad with mandarins

Get the recipe from julieseatsandtreats.com.

Mandarin Strawberry Banana Fruit Salad from IowaGirlEats

best fruit salad with mandarins

Get the recipe from iowagirleats.com.

9. Banana

best fruits for fruit salad - banana

Surprisingly or not, bananas are not so often being used in fruit salads. Do you know why? Because they are so damn easy to be eaten right away! Just grab a banana and you’re done. 🙂 Why would you ever need to make your life more complicated??

That was a little joke. (I am so funny! :)) Bananas are actually a preferred fruit, when it comes to healthy fruit dishes. They are the “balance guy” in salads that contain too much of sour fruits like apples, oranges, kiwi etc.

Love the next 4 recipes!

Banana Apple Grape Fruit Salad from MindysCookingObsession

fresh fruit salad with bananas

Get the recipe from mindyscookingobsession.com.

Kiwi Banana Fruit Salad from Blissfull&Domestic

healthy fruit salad with banana

Get the recipe from blissfulanddomestic.com.

Banana Split Fruit Salad from RecipesTroupe

best fruit salad with banana

Get the recipe from recipestroupe.com.

Banana Pomegranate Fruit Salad from CookingClassy

best fruit salad with bananas

Get the recipe from cookingclassy.com.

10. Fig

best fruits for fruit salad - fig

Fig is a fruit, which deserves so much more appreciation than it actually receives! It is not as popular like pineapple, kiwi, oranges, bananas (should I go on?), but all fruit salad lovers are very familiar with it and know how to use it. The next 3 examples are really good, they give you ideas of how you could combine a specific fruit like the fig:

Fig Berry Fruit Salad from TheFoodJourney

fresh fruit salad with figs

Get the recipe from thefoodjourney.com.

Fig Blueberry Fruit Salad from Flavorpfil

healthy fruit salad with figs

Get the recipe from flavorphil.com.

Fig Plum Fruit Salad from Epicurious

best fruit salad with figs

Get the recipe from epicurious.com.

11. Nectarine

best fruits for fruit salad - nectarine

If the mandarin is a sweeter variation of the orange, nectarine is a sweeter alternative to peach. Peach is also a sour fruit, not that mandarin and nectarine aren’t, but they are a little bit sweeter. You could make very cute salads with nectarine, here is one recipe:

Nectarine Melon Fruit Salad from EatWell101

fresh fruit salad with nectarines

Get the recipe from eatwell101.com.

I know you are asking yourself some questions right now: “Why not kiwi? Why not pineapple? Why not pear and apple?” These fruits are very suitable for salty vegetable salads, that is why I decided to leave them for another listing. Of course, everybody has his own favorite fruits and  ideas for healthy and fresh fruit salads. But these 11 are one of the best fruits for fruit salad.

Thanks for stopping by and see you next time;).

Don’t forget to vote!

Angie

31 simple fresh fruit salad suggestions!

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healthy fruit salads

Am I wrong or we are just at the beginning of the most amazing season on planet? Damn right! Summer is coming and we should get ready for it. Have you already prepared your beach body? 🙂 If not, don’t get discouraged. The every day recipe is very clear:

  • 30 minutes sports
  • 3,5 l water
  • eating clean

Do this and you will start feeling comfortable in your own body.

Actually this post isn’t about losing weight. (I don’t know why I started it like that!). This post is for everybody who wants to find some interesting, easy ideas for fresh fruit salad. Many people like to have a fruit salad early in the morning. Here they can get the best fruit salad recipes and use them as a breakfast dish. Others are planning a summer party and need inspiring ideas for super fresh and colorful fruit dishes. Everybody has his own reason to search for fruit salads. I am here to show you what I selected from the internet. I chose the best of the best healthy fruit salads. Watch out! Some of them are going to become you favorites!

1. Pina Colada fruit salad from Averie Cooks

healthy fruit dishes with berries and grapes

This fruit salad is very suitable for parties because of the Pina Colada. Athough it is non-alcoholic, the Pina Colada  gives a special flavor and makes you feel joyful. Really good for celebrations.

Basically the ingredients for this cute salad are:

  • pineapple
  • two types of grapes
  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • liquid Piña Colada mix

And to all that beauty you could add some pineapple juice and almond- and coconut extract as well.

I guess berries are one of the best fruits for fruit salad. In this recipe they are so perfectly combined with the other ingredients.

Get the recipe from averiecooks.com

2. Fresh fruit salad with orange poppy seed syrup from Natasha’s Kitchen

best fruits for fruit salad strawberry grape apple banana

Here are the basic ingredients for this super healthy fruit salad:

  • Strawberries
  • Grapes
  • Mandarins
  • Apple
  • Blueberries
  • Banana

The orange poppy seed syrup is very important in order to make this fruit dish really stand out. You would need honey, lemon, orange and poppy seeds. I am giving you here only the basics, if you are interested in this fresh fruit salad, visit the author page.

Get the recipe from natashaskitchen.com.

3. Berry Watermelon Fruit Salad from Fork Knife Swoon

fresh fruit salad with watermelon and berries

There is something romantic in this fruit salad. It is really easy to make. You will need:

  • watermelon
  • cherries
  • strawberries
  • raspberries
  • blueberries
  • blackberries
  • lime juice

I recommend you visit the original page, you will “feel” the story behind this salad.

Get the recipe from forkknifeswoon.com.

4. Fresh fruit salad with yogurt dressing from Effortless Eats

That is a really good fruit salad. The video speaks for itself. 🙂

5. Mixed berries fruit salad from Life Made Sweeter

healthy fruit dishes with lots of berries

What would you need for this fresh, healthy fruit salad? You got it! BERRIES! 🙂 The author of this recipe adds also a syrup from lemon juice, lemon zest and honey, but I think that even if you skip the syrup and just mix some berries in a bowl, you will have all reasons to be proud of your healthy fruit dish!

Get the recipe from lifemadesweeter.com.

6. Spicy fruit salad from Minimalist Baker

beautiful fresh and easy fruit salads

This interesting fruit salad is not for everyone. It has a very different taste…Let’s just say it: it is spicy! Kind or weird maybe for some of you, but people who love to experiment with exotic combinations will fall in love with it!

Main ingredients are:

  • mango
  • kiwi
  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • lime

Until here nothing weird, right?

But then come:

  • chili powder
  • salt

The author of the recipe also gives some optional ingredients, you can check them, if you want. Anyway, this salad is an explosion of flavors, really beautiful and maybe the most interesting fruit salad I have come across.

Get the recipe from minimalistbaker.com.

7. Easy winter fruit salad recipe from Gimme Some Oven

fresh fruit salad banana kiwi orange

Ok, this fresh fruit salad is given as a winter suggestion, but I actually think it could also be made in summer. It is as simple as possible (that is what I liked the most):

  • banana
  • kiwi
  • mandarins
  • pears
  • apples
  • mint
  • lime juice
  • honey

Get the recipe from gimmesomeoven.com.

8. Star Spangled fruit salad from A Family Feast

a good fruit salad with watermelon and blueberries

You only would need a star-shaped cookie cutter for this. You could also cut the stars with a simple knife, but that would take you too much time (and nerves!)

The ingredients for this amazing, beautiful and fresh fruit salad are actually two! Yes! Not kidding!

  • watermelon
  • blueberries

Get the stars, mix them with the blueberries and enjoy!

Get the recipe from afamilyfeast.com.

9. Rainbow fruit salad from The Cozy Apron

healthy fruit dishes very fresh

This pretty fruit salad contains a lot of fruits:

  • mango
  • pineapple
  • peach
  • nectarine
  • blueberries
  • strawberries
  • and also a dressing

It is a really cool idea to serve the fruit salad in glasses. A very elegant way to present your masterpiece!

Get the recipe from the cozyapron.com.

10. Simple fruit salad from Elena’s Pantry

fresh salad with fruits strawberries blueberries banana

For this super easy and healthy fruit salad you would need to mix:

  • banana
  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • peach/ or pineapple

And you would have to leave it in the fridge. Super fresh and most importantly: super easy fruit salad!

Get the recipe from elenaspantry.com.

11. Poppy seed fruit salad from How Sweet It Is

fresh and healthy fruit salad

Another interesting idea of using poppy seed syrup in fruit salad. What really surprised me was the combination of honey and sugar in the dressing. Never seen that before!

The dressing of this tasty, fresh fruit salad is very rich:

  • orange juice
  • lemon juice
  • honey
  • sugar
  • ginger
  • mint
  • poppy seeds

Get the recipe from howsweeteats.com.

12. Yummy fruit salad from The Pioneer Woman

healthy fresh fruit salad with mint

You could have this beautiful and super fresh fruit salad in just 20 minutes. You will basically need:

  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • two types of grapes
  • orange
  • mint
  • vanilla beans
  • sugar

Does this sound interesting to you? 🙂

Get the recipe from thepioneerwoman.com.

13. Amazing Mohito fruit salad from Iowa Girl Eats

fresh and healthy mohito fruit salad raspberry blueberry watermelon

This crazy salad is very suitable for special occasions. It is non-alcoholic, but I guess you could always change that, if you want, right? 🙂

Get the recipe from iowagirleats.com.

14. Honey Lime Quinoa fruit salad from The Recipe Critic

quinoa fruit salad with lots of strawberries and blueberries

Who would guess quinoa could be combined with fruits? That sounds so weird. But hold on! Try it first and we will talk again later. 😉

Get the recipe from therecipecritic.com.

15. Fresh fruit salad with lime honey dressing from Southern Bite

fresh fruit salad very healthy

Beautiful, simple and healthy fruit salad with tons of fruits!

Get the recipe from southernbite.com.

16. The ultimate fruit salad from Jamie Oliver

jamie oliver fresh fruit salad

Are you a fan of Jamie Oliver? Because I am. The fresh fruit salad he shows here is very elegant and pretty.

Get the recipe from jamieoliver.com.

17. Fresh fruit salad with simple lime syrup from The Cottage Journal

different type of salads very healthy fresh fruit salad

I love this fruit salad mainly because of two things:

  1. It has almonds in it!
  2. It is served in glasses, which makes the presentation very beautiful and classy.

Get the recipe from thecottagejournal.com.

18. Monochromatic fruit salad from A Cup Of Jo

berries salad very healthy and fresh

One super big WOW to this fruit salad! I think they use here the best of the best fruits for fruit salad:

  • figs
  • cherries
  • blueberries
  • blackberries
  • raspberries

They actually show different types of fruit salads, the main thing about them is they are monochromatic. Enjoy!

Get the recipe from cupofjo.com.

19. Creamy delicatessen fruit salad from Belly Full

very beautiful and fresh fruit salad with dressing

Creamy fruit salads are also fresh and healthy, but more filling as well.

Get the recipe from bellyfull.net.

20. Fresh fruit salad with honey orange glaze from Dessert Now Dinner Later

mandarines blueberries kiwi strawberries honey

This fresh fruit salad looks just like a rainbow:

  • red from the strawberries
  • orange from the mandarins
  • yellow from the pineapple
  • green from the kiwi
  • dark blue from the blueberries

Simply amazing!

Get the recipe from dessertnowdinnerlater.com.

21. Berry delicious fruit salad from Foodiecrush

fresh interesting fruit salad with mint

Another great suggestion for an easy, healthy fruit dish.

Get the recipe from foodiecrush.com.

22. Persimmon pomegranate fruit salad from Simply Recipes

cranberries in a fresh fruit salad

Here is a very different type of fruit salad. It is with persimmon and pomegranate. Love it!

Get the recipe from simplyrecipes.com.

23. Chile lime melon salad from Smitten Kitchen

very original fruit salad - fresh and easy

This fruit salad really stands out with its nontraditional look. What is it made of? Can you guess?

Get the recipe from smittenkitchen.com.

24. Honey lime rainbow fruit salad from Cookingclassy

pretty looking and healthy fruit salad

When it comes to different types of fruit salads, it’s all about the rainbow! More colors, more freshness!

Get the recipe from cookingclassy.com.

25. Ambrosia fresh fruit salad from I Wash You Dry

amazing fresh fruit salad ambrosia

This fruit salad looks just like ice cream, don’t you think? Just with one difference:

IT IS SO MUCH HEALTHIER!

Get the recipe from iwashyoudry.com.

26. Secret fruit salad from Rachel Schultz

tasty and rich fruit salad with strawberries and blueberries

I really want to tell you the secret of this cute fresh salad, but…I want to leave this joy to the author of the recipe!

Get the recipe from rachelschutz.com.

27. Fresh fruit salad with pudding from Food

fresh fruit salad with pudding

Beautiful fruit salad somewhere on the way between fruit salad and fruit cake. 🙂

Get the recipe from food.com.

28. Fresh fruit salad with Thai herbs from 101 Cookbooks

fresh fruit salad

A really good fruit salad, with a little bit more ingredients that most of the others. It takes around 5 minutes to prepare, of course if you have the ingredients ready for you. 🙂

Get the recipe from 101cookbooks.com.

29. Strawberry and Mango fruit salad from Cookin Canuck

fresh fruit salad in glasses

One of the best fruits for fruit salad are strawberry and mango. That is a proven combination and always works!

Get the recipe from cookincanuck.com.

30. Grilled fruit salad from Real Simple Food

grilles fruits salad

This fruit salad is very different from everything, shown by now. It is made from grilled fruit. I would say: GENIUS!

Get the recipe from realsimplegood.com.

31. Most famous American fruit salad from Food Wishes

And last, but not least: Waldorf salad. It is meant to be one of the most famous fruit salads in America.

That was our list of 31 fresh fruit salads. Hope you chose your favorite ones! Don’t forget to vote at the end of the article. We ask you about salty fruits…Like it, don’t like it?  What do you think? Also feel free to write in the comments your ideas for fruit salads. Which one inspired you the most? Which one you think is not going to like you?

Thank you, guys, see you next time;)….

Angie