A fruit salad can be a perfect dessert, a perfect snack, a cool rich breakfast or a healthy snack. The following article will give the best ideas to include this dish in your diet.
Light, healthy, tasty and easy to prepare fruit salads are a great option at any time of day. However, we often forget this dish, especially in the winter months, since we believe that there is less fruit that is very cool to cold. But this is not true, fruits found throughout the year depending on the season and we can get a tasty dish of winter without problems.
The best fruit salads are those that combine three or four different fruits of the season, so mix up different colors, flavors and textures. Do not forget you can also add nuts, fresh herbs, syrup, honey, etc.
Winter Fruit Salad
Winter is undoubtedly the citrus season. Oranges, mandarins, clementines, grapefruit, feijoas, kiwi, plums, lychees, and also others such as persimmons and mancaquis, pineapple, apples, pears and quinces, etc.. It is perfect to mix a more acidic fruit such as kiwi, with another sweet as mancaqui or apple.
You can add fresh mint or ginger to give a special touch and enhance the flavor. A salad can also put orange juice and sprinkle a little sugar flower.
Summer Fruit Salad
In summer the amount of fruit we could find is exquisite. Red fruits like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, peaches, apricots or apricot, grapes, watermelons, melons and figs are just some of the delights we have in this season.
The best combinations are red fruits such as strawberry, with melon, watermelon, and apricot. It is also delicious salad of berries, where they combine raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. This mixture with a teaspoon of cream is perfect.
* For your fruit salad you can always add a splash of lime juice for extra flavor and add a fresh touch.
* Do not forget to ingredients like peppermint, chamomile, aloe vera, syrup or honey, cinnamon or vanilla to give a different touch to the salad.
* Ideally combines three types of fruit, where two of them should be complementary and the third entirely different. For example: apple and pear (complementary) and kiwi (other than by its acidity).
* Do not combine more than four varieties of fruit, and you'll end up losing the flavor of each.