Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes
Peach-Berry Frozen Dessert
Fat-free yogurt and light dessert topping help keep this fruity dessert low in calories, carbs, and fat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.