Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes

Sweet and juicy berries, melons, and citrus fruits combine in our favorite fruit salad recipes. These fruity and fun recipes make refreshing sides and sweet desserts--perfect for warm summer days!

Peach-Berry Frozen Dessert

Fat-free yogurt and light dessert topping help keep this fruity dessert low in calories, carbs, and fat.

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Fresh Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Topping

Top your fruit salad with this summery, lime-accented dip. The tasty topper brings out the best in fresh fruits.

Tip: Spoon the creamy mixture over a summer medley of citrus, exotic fruits, and berries. Or, opt for a simpler fruit mix of apples, grapes, and bananas.

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Fresh Fruit with Citrus Mint Dressing

Pineapple, strawberries, kiwifruit, and mango combine for a fantastic fruit salad. The tangy dressing is made with orange juice, honey, and fresh mint.

Tip: Make a luscious smoothie from any leftover fruit by blending it with low-fat vanilla yogurt.

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Grilled Gingered-Melon Kabobs

These fruit-salads-on-skewers are great for summer grill-outs.

Tip: Other varieties of melon, such as Persian or crenshaw, also taste terrific in these gingered skewers.

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Fruit Cups with Ginger Nuts

These fresh fruit cups are full of bananas, orange slices, and flavorful mixed nuts.

Tip: Use the leftover Ginger-Crunch Mixed Nuts as snacks. Or, use them to add pizzazz to a variety of foods, including breakfast cereal, fruit-flavored yogurts, tossed salads, or sliced fresh fruit.

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Mixed Fruit with Yogurt Topping

The combination of tangy yogurt, sweet pineapple, and vanilla bring out the best in the season's fruits for a satisfying, healthful fruit salad.

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Fruit with Cider Sauce

Count on this medley of pineapple, grapefruit, kiwifruit, and jicama chilled in spiced cider to add a refreshing note to your summer picnic.

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Marinated Melon

These low-fat, low-calorie melon balls get a fun and flavorful zip from a bit of white balsamic vinegar in berry-flavor sparkling water.

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Mixed Fruit with Zabaglione

This diabetes-friendly dessert is filled with fresh blueberries, red raspberries, blackberries, figs, and strawberries. It also contains a little sour cream for a slight zip.

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Tropical Fruit Salsa

When it comes to fun and flavorful fruit, it's hard to beat this eye-catching salad. Filled with pineapple, mango, kiwifruit, and mandarin oranges, it's tossed with a zesty lime-and-mint dressing.

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Fresh Figs with Yogurt and Honey

Creamy yogurt makes a low-fat base for this decadent dish. If you don't have figs on hand, apricots work fabulously, too.

Tip: Summer through early fall is the prime time to find fresh figs at the supermarket.

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