Fruit Salad

Fruit salad makes a perfect light dessert or healthy snack. These easy recipes fill bowls with natural sweetness, including fresh fruit salad, ambrosia, and fruit salad dressing.

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Mandarin Orange Salad

Diabetic Living
Total: 20 mins

Citrus Cranberry Jelly Mold

Ladies' Home Journal

Fresh orange juice and fresh cranberries come together to make this pretty gelatin mold. Serve it with turkey or ham at your next holiday party.

Total: 6 hrs 30 mins

Pacific Very Cherry Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

The dressing for this green salad features a homemade fruit vinegar that can be made ahead.

Total: 30 mins

Autumn Fruit Salad

Diabetic Living
Total: 15 mins

Spinach-Apple Salad

Midwest Living

Lightened Waldorf Salad

Diabetic Living

Lemon yogurt and honey flavor this version of a favorite classic fruit salad.

Citrus Fruit Cups

Diabetic Living
Total: 40 mins

Blood Orange and Red Onion Salad

Food & Wine

Mike Price drizzles blood orange slices with a Greek olive oil called Iliada, which he sells at Market Table. Pressed from kalamata olives, the oil's gentle fruitiness and lack of bitter finish make it ideal for salads. If blood oranges aren't available, navel oranges or tangerines are excellent substitutes.

Total: 35 mins

Cranberry-Raspberry Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Raspberry and lemon gelatin add the sweetness while "Fresh Cranberry Relish" (pictured here) and sour cream add tang to this holiday salad.

Total: 35 mins

Grilled Skirt Steak with Fregola-Orange Salad

Food & Wine

"I love thinking of alternatives to classic steak and potatoes," says Michael Schwartz. His Mediterranean-inspired skirt-steak salad is a wonderful mix of just-seared slices of beef, cool and crisp fennel, chewy fregola (the Sardinian dot-shaped pasta), and juicy oranges, finished with a drizzle of briny black olive tapenade.

Total: 45 mins

Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey-Rum Dressing

Midwest Living

Fruit is something you stop and savor at the Victorian Thanksgiving feast offered at The Historic Holly Hotel in Holly, Michigan. Mint, lime juice, rum and honey bathe the fruit in fresh flavors.

Total: 25 mins

Fruit and Broccoli Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Packaged broccoli slaw mix and bottled salad dressing make this side dish super quick to toss together.

Gingered Orange Gratin

Food & Wine

Grace Parisi mixes cold whipped creme fraiche with candied ginger, then spoons it over warm, sweet orange slices. The combination of flavors, textures, and temperatures is magnificent.

Total: 30 mins

How to Make Fruit Salad

It's been said that fresh fruit is nature's candy--and with good reason. Fruit is sweet and delicious, colorfully wrapped, and doesn't require much dressing up to become an elegant dessert. While pies, tarts and cobblers all have their place, to truly savor the natural flavors of strawberries, melon, grapes and other fresh-picked "candies," you need look no further than how to make fruit salad.

Total: 25 mins
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