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

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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

About Julie O.

A lover of all things vintage and vintage-inspired, Julie bought her first 1950s frock in the fifth grade. Since then, Julie has become a self-described connoisseur of vintage and thrift shopping, which she shares on her blog, Orchid Grey. When she’s not scouring the racks for the perfect vintage skirt, this native New Englander can be found deftly navigating the slopes of a ski mountain, taking road-trips to the beach, and exploring new places with a vintage camera in her hand.

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

  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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