Fruit Salad with Mint

Healthy Living, Recipes


Here’s an easy way to have dessert and keep it healthy. Colorful, refreshing and delicious, this fruit salad is packed with antioxidants and fiber.


  • 8 strips of lime peel about 2 inches each
  • 4 whole mint sprigs plus 2 Tbsp minced fresh mint
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 qt fresh strawberries, halved
  • 3/4 cup fresh raspberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
  • 2 kiwifruits peeled and thinly sliced


In a small saucepan over a medium high heat, combine 1 cup water, lime peel strips and mint sprigs. Bring to a boil and cook until half the liquid has evaporated.

Remove the lime strips and mint sprigs and let the mixture cool. Add the 2 tablespoons minced mint, the lime zest and the lime juice.

In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, grapes and kiwi. Pour the lime and mint sauce over the fruit and toss gently until all the fruit is evenly coated.

Yield: 8 servings

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Calories: 80

Sodium: 0mg

Fat: 0g

Carbohydrates: 18g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Fiber: 5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Protein: 1g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe’s nutritional content

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