Do you want a break from the summer heat? Well, we have a delicious solution for that: fruit salad! Consuming fruits are the best way to keep you hydrated and at the same time, satisfy your sweet cravings. Of course, these delicious salads should be served in a gorgeous glass bowl like the Nachtmann Bossa Nova Bowl. This bowl will surely make your salad look more appetizing!
So, what are the best fruit salad recipes for the summer season? Take a look at the recipes that we have below:
Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads
There is no better way to eat watermelon than this. Do not forget to grab the full list of ingredients from How Sweet Eats.
Preheat the grill to medium heat. Cut watermelon into triangles and brush each side with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle honey on top of the triangles. Place on the grill and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from grill and drizzle with more honey. Arrange the grilled watermelon in a gorgeous bowl. Sprinkle tomatoes, basil leaves and mozzarella on top. Season with salt and pepper, then drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette.
You will never eat watermelon the same way again. Up next, we have a filling and yummy fruit salad coming up!
Quinoa Fruit Salad With Honey Lime Dressing
Who would have thought that salads can be this filling? Do not forget to grab the full list of ingredients from Two Peas & Their Pod.
Place quinoa in a strainer and rinse it under cold water. Place a medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Add quinoa, salt, and water and bring it to a boil. Allow to boil for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 15 minutes. Remove quinoa from heat and fluff it with a fork. Set aside and allow to cool. Create the honey lime dressing by whisking honey, mint and lime juice in a medium bowl. Place strawberries, blueberries and mango in a large bowl. Add quinoa and mix well. Put mint leaves on top.
This salad is proof that you do not have to starve yourself to look healthy. Up next is a recipe that mixes our two favorite things during summer—fruits and grilling!
Grilled Fruit Salad
With this recipe, you would wish that summer was a little bit longer. Do not forget to grab the full list of ingredients from The Healthy Foodie.
Preheat the grill to high heat. Cut the fruits in half and sprinkle with freshly cracked black pepper. Once the grill is hot, place fruits face down and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove fruits from grill and cut into bite-sized pieces. Place slices in a mixing bowl. Use a teaspoon to remove the flesh of the grapefruit. Squeeze the juice over the fruit slices. Add in basil and mint leaves. Toss everything to mix. Place goat cheese, protein powder and Greek yogurt in a small bowl. Mix then allow to stand for a minute. After that, give it a quick stir once more. Place the fruit mixture in a serving bowl. Put goat cheese mixture on top. Garnish with mint leaves, fig halves and pear slices.
This is better than any other grilled recipe that you have tried! Lastly, here’s a fruit salad that packs a punch!
Grape Salad with Basil, Feta and Toasted Garlic
This fruit salad will give you the right balance of saltiness, tartness, and sweetness. Do not forget to grab the full list of ingredients from Food52.
Place almond in a pan and toss until browned. Place in a bowl. Add in basil and grapes. Arrange in a serving bowl. Place pan over medium heat and add oil. Add in garlic and cook until brown. Pour the garlic and hot oil over the grape mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle balsamic vinegar on top and add crumbled cheese.
The flavors of these healthy snacks will definitely give you a break from the summer heat in the most delicious way possible!