We consume salads in hopes of fueling our healthy
lifestyles, but what about when you’re in the mood for something sweet? The
following 20 fruit salad recipes come packed with essential nutrients and
well-rounded flavors, and will generally rock your salad savvy socks off with
the sweetness of fruit.
Caramel Apple Salad
The dish tastes like apple pie but delivers the vitamin-packed
fuel your body naturally craves and needs to operate at optimal capacity.
2. Ambrosia Fruit
As you work your way through the marshmallows, the pineapple
and the coconut you’ll be refreshed and reminded of a Hawaiian vacation.
Mâche and Pecan Salad
This salad’s a true southern belle, and weds two iconic
southern ingredients – the pecan and the sweet, succulent watermelon – for an
exquisite blend of flavor and texture.
4. Fruit Salad
The avocado tossed in this salad brings many healthy benefits,
such as rich levels of folate, which plays an essential
role in DNA synthesis and repair.
This salad takes the cake in regards to unparalleled
presentation – it looks like something the Great Gatsby might serve his guests
at a garden party!
Strawberry Fields Salad
The legendary Beatles just might’ve had even more to sing
about if they’d sampled this salad.
and Mozzarella Salad with Honey, Lime and Mint
It just so happens there’s something at the end of the
rainbow – this salad! Its range of captivating colors and treasure trove of
ingredients make it a must-try.
Just the right amount of nuttiness complements the sweet
waves of citrus throughout this salad.
9. Chicken and
Find yourself possessed with a ravenous appetite, and a mad
hunger for something packed with lean protein? Take a pit stop and prepare this
Salad with Peaches
Keep up on that avocado train; just take time to throw in some
sweet Georgia peaches. Seconds on salad never looked and tasted so good!
This delightful salad brings with it the appeal of a hearty
Southern-inspired potato salad, but with much less of the unwanted fat.
Slaw with Bell Peppers
Experiment with new ingredients. The jicama – a Mexican
turnip – comes together with colorful, vitamin-C- and fiber-rich bell peppers
to pack a powerful southwestern punch!
13. Sesame Chicken
This salad develops deeper, richer flavor when left in the
fridge overnight. The wait is well worth it!
This is what summer tastes like. We highly recommend this
delightfully refreshing salad!
Strawberry and Tomato Salad
Consider improvising by tossing in some lean cut chicken or
beef to provide a powerful, protein-backed punch to this predominantly fruity
Pack a little protein by cooking up a strip of sizzling
steak how you like it and adding it to your salad. The juices of the meat will
work off the sweetness of the watermelon to please your taste buds.
Salad with Red Grapes, Bacon and Sunflower Seeds
Just the right amount of sweet comes in courtesy of the
grape and backed up by the healthy bushes of broccoli. And don’t forget the
bold flavors and crunch of bacon and sunflower seeds. Perfection!
This salad will practically have you hoppin’ off your seat, shouting
out with delight at the complex range of spices and general goodness it
Prosciutto and Melon Salad
If you’re wondering, prosciutto’s pretty much a fancier take
on bacon. Served up in company of a sweet, ripe melon, it offers a tasty blend
of salty and sweet.
Salad with Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing
This salad’s just sweet and tart enough to become a definite
crowd pleaser when you serve it to your favorite people!