A fresh take on fruit salad

I love a salad all year round, but usually stick to your typical green. Boring? Maybe. But I likes what I likes!

This week I’m tossing things up (pun intended) with my spin on a few salads I’ve seen here and there, starting with this fresh fruit one inspired by a recipe in the June ’14 issue of Fitness RX magazine.

 

fruit salad blue plate

It’s so simple there’s really no need to include a “recipe” per se, just cut up your favourite fruits, toss with a few torn basil leaves and sprinkle a little lemon juice on top.

I splashed out and included all kinds of fruits, but I bet it would be equally delicious with just two or three. Here we have fresh cantaloupe, grapefruit, strawberries, blueberries, oranges, kiwi and canned pineapple because I was too lazy to cut up a whole one.

I’d never tried herbs with fruit and the taste surprised me. It’s refreshing and light and anything but boring.