Cool Dessert: Easy Fruit Salad Recipe

Fruit salads can be made a great dessert with a little bit of creativity. Not only it tastes yum, but add nutrition to the regular diet. Here is a cool fruit salad recipe. It is easy to prepare, tastes great, and has a lot of nutritional value.

Easy Fruit Salad Recipe

Ingredients To Make Fruit Salad:

  • Diced Fruits- melon, banana, papaya, pineapple, grapes
  • Yogurt
  • Honey
  • Vanilla essence
  • Choco flakes

Directions For Preparing Fruit Salad:

  1. Beat the yogurt thoroughly
  2. Add honey to the yogurt and mix it well
  3. Add two drops of Vanilla essence to the yogurt
  4. Place the fruits in a serving bowl
  5. Pour the yogurt over the fruits
  6. Refrigerate it for 3 hours

Serving Suggestion For Fruit Salad:

Garnish with choco flakes and serve chilled in serving bowls.

Alternative Topping Suggestion For Fruit Salad:

Instead of choco flakes, toasted nuts, crushed almonds, or finely chopped coconuts can be used as well.

Nutritional Value Of Fruit Salad:

This fruit salad recipe has a healthy combination of fruits, yogurt, and honey, each having its own benefits. Fruits contain many vitamins and minerals essential for the body. Yogurt on the other hand, contains many "good bacteria" that are essential for digestion and are present naturally in the human intestine. Plus, it is rich in calcium, riboflavin, protein, and vitamin. Many people who are lactose intolerant can consume yogurt safely, as the milk lactose is converted to lactic acid in yogurts.

The use of honey has been known from ancient time. Honey has tons of health benefits like strengthening body immunity system and providing stamina and energy in the body.

Ripe papaya has almost 90% water content. Plus, papain in the fruit helps in easy digestion. It also has a rich content of minerals and other nutrients.

Melon has huge water content which helps the body to replenish the lost water content during the summer.

Ripe mango has plenty of nutritional value. It is rich in vitamin C, carotenoids, prebiotic dietary fiber, and provitamin A. Mango is also good for the body to cope in the summer heat.

Grape is another delicious fruit that comes with lot of mineral content. The large water content of the fruit helps the body to replenish the water that gets lost through sweating. Grape is light, only 58 calories, and is cholesterol free. It is also a rich source of vitamin C and potassium.

Banana contains a good amount of vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin B6. The fruit gives instant energy and replenish body electrolytes that get lost through sweating. This is why, athletes take banana, to boost up energy.

Fruit salad is a delight to people of all age. It is refreshing, with lots of nutritional value, and can taste superb with a little creativity of the chef.

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