7 Fresh Recipes to Make You Forget That Fruit Salad is Even a Thing

How quickly we forget about those dark days of winter. It seems as soon as the sun shines a little brighter, we’ve moved on to sandals and shorts, and traded all those heavy dishes of seasons past for lighter, fresher fare. While it can’t be denied that chopping up a bounty of berries and tossing it all into a big bowl yields pretty tasty results, we think there are far more creative ways to use what’s in season.

Today, we’ve rounded up a few of our go-to fruit-filled recipes for spring and summer. Whether you’re planning your Memorial Day menu or simply looking to make something other than a traditional fruit salad, the seven recipes below will surely become fast favorites:

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Acai Bowl via JenLovesKev

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Basil and Persimmon Salad via A Beautiful Mess

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Watermelon and Chili Paletas via Sweet Paul Magazine

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Single Crust Plum and Apple Pie via Smitten Kitchen

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Strawberry Basil Lemonade Sparkler via Delightfully Tacky

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Sea Salt Honey Almond Butter and Macerated Berries via The Kitchy Kitchen

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Blueberry Pumpkin Muffin Breakfast Bars via PaleOMG

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A proud plant mom, Erica can be spotted in between trips to the nursery at her local hiking trail, or on the hunt for her next favorite ramen spot. A lifelong lover of live music, you can usually find her singing or humming a tune - most likely a late '90s pop hit.

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1 Comment

  1. greenishpeas 04/25/2014 at 8:25 pm #

    Reblogged this on Greenish Peas and commented:
    These are some great ideas for healthy antioxidant-filled spring/summer snacks

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