Fruit Salad with a Citrus Vanilla Sauce

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This refreshing Fruit Salad with a Citrus Vanilla Sauce recipe is made with fresh fruits and so pretty, simple and delicious. Healthy food habits are always easy to practice with simple and uncomplicated easy fresh fruit salad like this one. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. There are always healthy food tips and recipes that are accessible to us that can never go out of style. Incorporating healthy food choices in your diet can be easy with easy fruit salad recipes. This delicious fruit salad recipe has sweet and tangy elements to it. This easy, fresh fruit salad recipe radiates the vibrancy of colourful fruits. You can pretty much serve this recipe for any occasion. Have it as a dessert after a meal with your family or serve it in the place of a welcome drink to your guests. Make it a part of your healthy food menu for lazy Sunday brunch. Whatever you wish to do, this recipe will not let you down.

You can cut up and add watermelon, peaches and cantaloupe to this fruit salad recipe. Or try adding unsweetened coconut flakes to make it extra flavoursome. Make it interesting for kids using fun ideas like rainbow coloured theme of fruit salad. This will not only encourage kids to eat healthier but also make healthy eating so much fun. Keep in mind that seasonal fruits are easy on your budget to incorporate into this salad. For that extra deliciousness and nutrition, add a handful of toasted nuts if possible. Pecans, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashew nuts are all great options. You can even add healthy seeds like sunflower seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, etc. Try adding raisins, cranberries or Goji berries in this fruit salad recipe or spice powders like cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice to enhance the flavours further. Add a dash of cocoa, dark chocolate bits or cacao nibs into this wonderful fruit salad recipe. If you like the flavour of fresh herbs like mint or basil, you could throw them in the bowl just for a hint of freshness.There are many creative variations to making a healthy fruit salad recipe like this one.

While cooking the citrus vanilla sauce, keep in mind to stir the sauce often for about 5 minutes or so. Once the sauce is done, make sure you cool it completely before adding it to the fruits. Always toss the fruits gently otherwise you might end up with gloopy, mushy fruits at the bottom of your bowl. This may not be a very presentable sight for the guests.

Thank you to Pam at the For the Love of Cooking so nourishing and tasty food blog for sharing this colourful Fruit Salad with a Citrus Vanilla Sauce recipe with us. Check out Pam’s blog for more interesting salad recipes, healthy recipes, dessert recipes, etc. This delicious Fruit Salad recipe is easy and healthy for all fruit lovers and will definitely brighten up your day. Make this delight today!*

Nutrition Fruit Salad with a Citrus Vanilla Sauce from For the Love of Cooking
Ingredients: Fresh orange juice, brown sugar, fresh lemon juice, clementine zest, lemon zest, vanilla extract, fresh strawberries, fresh pineapple, fresh blueberries, fresh raspberries, kiwi, banana, clementine, pomegranate seeds.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings *Per Serving:
Calories 141, Calories from Fat 5, Total Fat 0.6g 1%, Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 4mg 0%, Potassium 342mg 10%, Carbohydrates 34.6g 12%, Dietary Fiber 4.6g 18%, Sugars 22.6g, Protein 1.9g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 158%, Calcium 3%, Iron 6%

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