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:

Acai Bowl via JenLovesKev

Basil and Persimmon Salad via A Beautiful Mess

Watermelon and Chili Paletas via Sweet Paul Magazine

Single Crust Plum and Apple Pie via Smitten Kitchen

Strawberry Basil Lemonade Sparkler via Delightfully Tacky

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

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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