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Fresh Fruit Salad with Citrus Honey Dressing

Here's a salad that is refreshing, simple and perfect for the patio season!  The honey and citrus dressing really makes the fruit pop. You can add or subtract fruits to your taste.

10 cups of fresh fruit (as follows, or your choice)
  • pineapple, cored and cut into small pieces
  • orange segments
  • strawberries, cut up
  • red grapes, halved
  • fresh blueberries
  • kiwi, cut in bite size pieces
  • shredded coconut, optional
  1. Place cut fruit in large bowl and refrigerate.
  2. Add citrus honey dressing (below) just before serving and toss.
  3. Sprinkle with coconut, if desired.
 Citrus Honey Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4  cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  1. Place ingredients in small jar and shake to combine.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to use. 

How can you go wrong with a fresh fruit salad?




  1. Yum and SO pretty! Love that you used coconut extract to flavour the dressing - sounds so fresh and delicious.

  2. This was so good, Judy. I'm happy to have the recipe for the dressing here. Thank you!

  3. This salad was delicious! Isn't it amazing how many wonderful flavors there are to enjoy?!

  4. Oh, MY!!! So perfect for summer! And summer has arrived in Texas with the temps already in the 90's! Printed and filed! Thanks for the recipe!