Saturday, May 30, 2009

Summer Fruit Salad

I don't remember where I found this recipe, but it's so simple, it will be in my refrigerator this summer!


It is best when the fruit is in season and I tend to like it better with fresh strawberries. But I have made this with any fruit at the store. This time I used strawberries, grapes, and bananas. You could add peaches, apples, mangoes. I really only like to put in 3-4 different kinds of fruits, if there are more, it changes the look and flavor.

Then this is the tricky part, get out your pen to write all this down. Get 1-2 yogurt cups and pour them in. Really that’s it. I like to use strawberry flavored yogurt, Yoplait’s fat free brand is great. Then mix it all together. Sometimes I put more yogurt to make it creamier and sometimes I like to just use enough that it covers the fruit.

If you are like me and you cannot think of dirtying one more dish, I make and mix the fruit salad in the bowl I am going to serve it in. But it tends to get the sides all messy when mixed and it ruins the presentation. And it’s all about the presentation. So, try this trick I learned. After you are done mixing and ready to serve, take a wet paper towel and wipe the sides down. I wipe just until I hit the fruit and then give it a little mix to fluff it up. Looks good enough to serve!

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