A fruit salad can be a perfect dessert, a perfect snack, a cool rich breakfast or a healthy snack. The following article will give you 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, as we believe that there is less fruit or fresh it is very cold. But this is not true, fruits found throughout the year depending on the season and we can have a delicious dish of winter without problems.
The best fruit salads are those that combine 3 or 4 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 others such as persimmons and mancaquis, pineapple, apple, pear and quince, 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 spice up and enhance the flavor. A salad can also put orange juice and sprinkle a little powdered sugar.
Summer fruit salad
In summer the amount of fruit we 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 like strawberries, melon, watermelon, and apricot. It is also delicious salad of berries, which combine raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. This mixture with a teaspoon of cream is perfect.
* In your fruit salad you can always add a splash of lemon juice for extra flavor and add a fresh touch.
* Do not forget to ingredients like mint, chamomile, aloe vera, syrup or honey, cinnamon or vanilla to give a different touch to the salad.
* Ideally combines 3 types of fruit, where 2 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 4 varieties of fruit, and you end up losing the flavor of each.