Healthy Fruit Salad
A healthy fruit salad is a delicious and nutritious snack that kids of all ages can enjoy making.
Here’s a simple recipe for kids under 12 to make their own fruit salad from scratch. We’ve also included suggestions for creating more advanced and fancier fruit salads.
- 2 bananas
- 2 oranges
- 1 apple
- 1 pear
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 cup grapes
- 1/2 cup blueberries
- 1/2 cup raspberries
- 1 tbsp honey (optional)
For a more advanced fruit salad, try adding:
- Pineapple chunks
- Mango chunks
- Kiwi slices
- Melon balls
- Pomegranate seeds
- Mint leaves
- Coconut flakes
- Chopped nuts
- Wash and chop all the fruits into bite-sized pieces.
- Combine the fruits in a large bowl and toss gently.
- If desired, drizzle the honey over the fruit salad and toss gently again.
- Chill the fruit salad in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.
To make a fancier fruit salad, try arranging the fruit in a decorative pattern or layering the fruit in a clear glass bowl for a colourful display. You can also experiment with different fruit combinations and dressings. For example, try a tropical fruit salad with pineapple, mango, papaya, and coconut flakes, dressed with lime juice and honey.
Or a berry fruit salad with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries, dressed with a balsamic vinegar reduction.
Encourage your child to be creative and have fun while making their fruit salad. And don’t forget to enjoy your healthy and delicious creation!