Nutrition

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Summery Fruit Salad (Video)

Use fruit to demonstrate nature’s sweetness with this easy-to-make, healthy Fruit Salad recipe. It contains no added sugar, and the tastes of vanilla, mint and lime juice combine to create a flavorful dressing that’s refreshing on any hot summer day.

Ingredients:
Makes 8 servings

1 16-ounce container of strawberries, hulled and chopped
1 pound green grapes, halved
1 cup blueberries
1 cup mango, diced
Juice of one lime
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Handful of mint leaves, finely chopped

Preparation:

  1. In a large bowl, place sliced fruit.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice and vanilla extract. Stir in mint leaves.
  3. Pour dressing over fruit and stir until evenly combined.
  4. Place salad in the refrigerator and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories 80, carbohydrate 20g, Fat 0g, Sodium 2mg , Protein 1g.

Amy Kimberlain
Amy Kimberlain is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator with Community Health at Baptist Health South Florida. She has 20 years of experience in nutrition and dietetics. Active in the community, Amy has contributed her expertise to various public health initiatives, including childhood obesity, diabetes and family health. Amy earned bachelor’s degrees in nutrition and spanish from Florida State University. She is also an avid runner and Registered Yoga Teacher.

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