Ambrosia Fruit Salad

As a passionate dessert or simple salad, ambrosia is a heavenly combination of fresh fruits and coconut. This easy recipe collection offers enticing exotic ideas like classic ambrosia fruit salad and banana ambrosia.

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Better Homes and Gardens

Known in Greek mythology as "food of the Gods," ambrosia reflects a global menu when exotic Caribbean fruits--such as mango, papaya, and starfruits--are stirred in.


The Food Channel

This contemporary update of the recipe uses fresh fruit and shaved coconut, and can almost be considered a palate cleanser, similar to a sorbet or light salad.

Ambrosia Waldorf Salad

Stevia In The Raw®

Combining the crunchy apples, celery, and nuts of a Waldorf salad with mandarin orange sections and the shredded coconut of ambrosia makes this festive salad simple enough to serve anytime.

Tropical Ambrosia Salad

Diabetic Living
Total: 20 mins

Lime Ambrosia Fruit Cup

Diabetic Living

Known in Greek mythology as "food of the Gods," ambrosia reflects a global menu when exotic fruits are added.

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.

Find Your Way to Fruit Salad

I am one of those people who needs to have something sweet at the end of dinner. But normally, on weeknights at least, that sweetness comes in the form of either fruit (clementines and pineapple chunks are my two current must-haves) or dark chocolate. Then the holidays came, and I had a sweet surprise.

How to Make Fruit Bowl Salad with Honey-Mint Dressing

This fruit bowl salad with honey mint dressing is aperfect option when looking for a healthy breakfast. The addition of the simple, fresh dressing will leave you refreshed and ready to get your day started!

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Blue- and Blackberry Salad

Tired of the same old fruit salad? This Blue- and Blackberry Salad is full of tangy, sweet and spicy flavors for an amazing summer side dish.

Meet the Grango, Your Favorite New (Hybrid) Fruit

Love the idea of a fruit salad, but just don't have the time to chop up your favorite flavors? Go hybrid, baby. The latest "special" fruit to hit the market: The grango.

10 Luscious Fruit Salads for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Fruit salad needs a makeover. Too long has it been the ho-hum addition to buffets and potlucks, a predictable combination of melons, apples and grapes. With summer right around the corner, we figured there was no time like the present to show just how dazzling and varied fruit salad can be.

Pears to Perfection: Fresh Talk

Whether crisp or tender, dripping with juice or a little more self-contained, pears perk up salads, fruit bowls, desserts, sauces -- even soups! -- with their characteristic flavor and approachable sweetness. For salad lovers, here are three delicious recipes to try: Arugula Pear Salad with pine nuts and pancetta; Mesclun with Pears and Blue Cheese; and an Endive Pear Halloumi Salad with sherry vinaigrette.

McDonald's Drops Two Menu Items (More to Come?)

McDonald's fans who fell in love with two recent additions to the chain's menu will have to find a new object of their affection, according to Nation's Restaurant News. The fast-food giant has confirmed that it's discontinuing its Chicken Selects (basically an upgraded version of the famed Chicken McNuggets) and its Fruit & Walnut Salad, owing to poor sales. A franchise owner in Tennessee and Kentucky first leaked the news via Facebook.

One Family's Easter Tradition: Classic Ricotta Cheesecake

During my entire life, Easter has meant that it's time for one of my very favorite food traditions of the year: ricotta pie. What my family calls "ricotta pie" is, in reality, ricotta cheesecake to everyone else. This pie is an integral part of our Easter celebration -- we make it the day before, keep it in the fridge, then eat it for breakfast with hard-cooked eggs, fruit salad, and other delights that change each year.

Pork: Leftover Logic

Whether you have a slow-cooked pork loin or a few leftover grilled pork chops, you have the makings for some pretty tasty sandwiches, salads, soups, and main dishes. Pork is such a versatile meat, and its typically mild flavor especially lends itself to keeping some mighty spicy company: think Mexican stews and Asian stir-frys. That very same mild flavor also creates a mellow salad of greens and fruit, particularly pears and apples.

10 Great Salads for Super Summer Dinners

If on a steamy summer night when dinner time rolls around and the Martha and the Vandellas song "Heat Wave" is bouncing around your head, think main-dish salads. And we don't mean ultralight greens or a bowl of juicy, colorful fruit -- both fabulous and seasonal but not substantive enough to keep the hearty appetites around the table satisfied. These 10 summer salad ideas are light and refreshing but give you a good dose of protein or starch, which, along with the season's best veggies, will keep you happy, keep you cool, and -- the best part -- keep you from turning on the oven.

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