Fruit Salad with Basil Lime Dressing

Refreshing Summer Salad

By Kristin Massey

You’ll find this twist on a fresh fruit salad especially refreshing during the warmer months of summer. Bonus: It’s loaded with antioxidants and anti-aging polyphenols!

Fruit Salad with Basil Lime Dressing


2 cups pink grapefruit, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 cup orange, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
2 cups pineapple, peeled and chopped into cubes
1 cup strawberries, sliced
½ cup blueberries
½ cup kiwi, peeled and sliced

For the dressing
1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons organic honey
½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger

Mix the dressing ingredients together thoroughly. Chill. Combine all the fruit together in a large salad bowl. Pour the dressing over the fruit and toss to mix. Chill for approximately one hour. Toss before serving. Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Breakdown
Protein: 5.5%; Carbohydrate: 91.0%; Fat: 3.5%

Totals Per Serving
Calories: 147
Protein: 2.25 grams
Carbohydrate: 37.4 grams
Fat: .6 grams
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 4.19 mg