Today, as people are growing aware and conscious of their eating habits and their impact on their health, they are adopting a healthy diet. While there are many diets that have become a fad, most of them require you to eat certain foods only, while others require you to fast for long hours.

You can make one simple change to your daily routine to live a healthy life and give your body the essential nutrients to function efficiently. Introduce a fruit salad in your diet plan. There are different fruits, and they are loaded with vital nutrients, and more importantly, they are naturally sweet and taste delicious. 

Fruit salad is a wholesome dish in itself, and it gives you the luxury of eating a variety of fruits in one bite. You can have this dish as an appetiser, dessert or even as a side salad. There are thousands of healthy fruit salad recipes online, and the best part is most of them are easy to make. 

In this blog, we pick out a few easy, healthy fruit salad recipes that you can try at home and start your journey towards healthy living:

 

  • Fresh Fruit Salad with Lime Yoghurt Dressing
  • Rainbow Fruit Salad
  • Citrus Fruit Cup
  • Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad


  • Fresh Fruit Salad with Lime Yoghurt Dressing

This simple, delicious, refreshing and easy-to-make fruit salad recipe is sure to become a favourite in your family and among friends, we bet! It is a colourful and healthy recipe that is perfect for all occasions. 

Ingredients needed for Fresh Fruit Salad with Lime Yogurt Dressing

  • Fresh Pineapple diced into small pieces (2 cups)
  • Strawberries cut into thin slices (1 cup)
  • Blackberries cut into halves (1/2 cup)
  • Kiwis peeled and cut into small pieces (1 cup)
  • Home-made yogurt (1 cup)
  • Lime zest (2 teaspoons)
  • Lime juice (2 teaspoons)

How to Make the Fresh Fruit Salad with Lime Yogurt Dressing

  • First, prepare the dressing by combining the yoghurt, lime zest and lime juice in a bowl. Mix the ingredients well and keep them aside. 
  • In a large bowl, put together all the fruits and give it a good toss. Pour the dressing over and mix well before serving. 
  • You can also serve the salad and the dressing separately as you wish.
  • If you want to serve the salad as a healthy dessert, refrigerate it for 1-2 hours. 

  • Rainbow Fruit Salad

The name rainbow fruit salad refers to its colourful appearance from the use of different fruits and other ingredients. It is one of the best healthy fruit salad recipes you can find anywhere. It is easy to make, and it is sure to become your favourite immediately. 

Apart from being a colourful treat to the eyes, with every mouthful, you will realise it is a flavour bomb and a textural delight. And of course, France, it is sure to set your mood right to indulge even before you take your first bite. 

Ingredients needed for Rainbow Fruit Salad

  • Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes, cut into halves (1 cup)
  • Pomegranates (1 cup)
  • Honey (1 tablespoon)
  • Vanilla extract (a few drops)
  • Lime juice (2 teaspoons)
  • Poppy seeds (20 gm)
  • Thyme (a couple of strands for garnishing)

How to Make Rainbow Fruit Salad

  • Put all the fruits in a large bowl
  • Drizzle the honey over the fruits
  • Add the venial extract, lime juice and the poppy seeds
  • Gently combine all the ingredients together
  • Garnish with the thyme leaves and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving

  • Citrus Fruit Cup

Citrus fruits are super healthy, and they are loaded with many vital nutrients like Vitamin C, which is good for maintaining healthy skin and improving immunity. Many healthcare experts and dieticians worldwide have corroborated that including citrus fruits in your daily diet helps you be healthy and free from illness. 

This colourful fruit salad is easy to make and features a few basic ingredients that you can easily find. 

Ingredients needed for Citrus Fruit Cup

  • Grapefruit (2 no)
  • Oranges (3 no)
  • Strawberries (2 cups)
  • Blueberries (1 cup)
  • Kiwi (2 cups)
  • Lime juice (2 tablespoons)
  • Lime wedges (2 no)
  • Mint leaves (handful)

How to Make Citrus Fruit Cup

  • Peel all the fruits and remove the seeds. 
  • Cut them into small, bite-sized pieces.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the fruits and gently give it a toss
  • Drizzle the lime juice over the fruits and give the ingredients a good mix.
  • Garnish the salad with the mint leaves and lime wedges.
  • Cover the salad and refrigerate for up to 2 hours before serving.

  • Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad

If you are looking for an easy, fresh fruit salad recipe, you can try making this evergreen classic salad. Healthy in every bite, this is the best recipe to make during summer when both watermelons and cucumbers are in season. 

The addition of feta to the salad adds a bit of creamy texture and saltiness. More importantly, it elevates the taste of the salad to the next level. You can serve this salad as a wonderful appetiser to start your meal on a healthy note.

Ingredients needed for Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad

  • Honey (2 teaspoons)
  • Salt (1/4 teaspoon)
  • Pepper (1/4 teaspoon)
  • Extra virgin olive oil (1/4 cup)
  • Watermelon diced into small pieces (3 cups)
  • Cucumber diced into small pieces (1 cup)
  • Feta cheese (1 cup)
  • Red onion finely sliced (1/2 cup)
  • Fresh mint leaves (1/2 cup)

How to Make Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad

  • In a small mixing bowl, mix the honey, salt, and pepper. Give these ingredients a good whisk until they are combined well. 
  • In a separate bowl, combine watermelon, onion, cucumber and feta and give them a toss.
  • Pour in about half of the honey, salt and pepper dressing or vinaigrette over the fruits, mix well and let it sit in the refrigerator for about 20-40 minutes.
  • Just before serving the salad, drizzle the remaining dressing and garnish with the mint leaves.

You can have this salad for lunch or dinner. It is a wholesome meal and makes your tummy feel full.  

So, there you have simple and delicious healthy fruit salad recipes. Try one of these each day of the week, and see the change in your health and overall well-being yourself. Salads are great for weight loss, boosting energy levels, having healthy and glowing skin and keeping the body nourished.

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