Summer Salad

Summer SaladThis creamy fruit salad calls for fresh and canned fruit.  The great thing about this salad, is that you can substitute all sorts of options: use frozen fruit instead of fresh fruit, add kiwi, swap cherries for bananas, swap vanilla pulling for banana pudding…the options are endless.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Large Can Peach Slices DO NOT DRAIN THE JUICE
  • 1 Large Can Pineapple Chunks DO NOT DRAIN THE JUICE
  • 1  Box Dry Instant Vanilla Pudding (or try pina colada pudding!)
  • 1 lb Sliced and Quartered Strawberries
  • 1 Sliced Banana
  • 1.5 Cups of Blueberries or Blackberries
  • 1 Bunch of Red or Green Grapes
  • 1/2 cup of shredded coconut *
  • 1-2 Tbsp. of Sugar*

*Optional

Directions:

  1. Pour canned fruit juices into a large bowl
  2. Mix in dry pudding and sugar*
  3. Add canned fruits and toss
  4. Add fresh or frozen fruits and toss
  5. Sprinkle with coconut*
  6. Chill for 20 minutes, then enjoy!

Add-ons*

Garnish with fresh mint

Garnish with whipped cream

Place a scoop of fruit salad over angel food cake and top with whipped cream

This will be a great treat after a long, hot day!