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Fruit Recipes
Winter Vegetable Slaw with Citrus Vinaigrette

Winter Vegetable Slaw with Citrus Vinaigrette

This winter vegetable slaw is nourishing and delicious with a wonderful citrus vinaigrette that gives this comforting salad a kick and just enough sweetness. Combining two different kinds of cabbage with thinly cut kale and shredded carrot this salad makes a touch of...

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3 Ingredient Immune Booster Sweet Smoothie

3 Ingredient Immune Booster Sweet Smoothie

Summer is over, and that just means about 16 weeks left until Christmas. School has begun and the breezy air now is felt in the mornings. It’s time to get my coats, boots, and sweaters back out.  The best way to keep away from coming down with the cold is to boost...

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Sugar-Free Sweet Cherry Jam

Sugar-Free Sweet Cherry Jam

You don't need more than 2 ingredients to make a sweet and delicious cherry jam. Cherry jam is worth spending the time on. A small batch of natural cherries and nature's sugar without pectin or preservatives can be enjoyed right away or saved for later in the freezer....

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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Feta

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Feta

This watermelon and cucumber salad is combined with diced feta cheese, crunchy onion, and mint, all tossed in an easy red wine vinaigrette. A simple yet unusual summer salad. Watermelon-cucumber salad is one of those flavor combinations that sound odd but just works...

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Summer Sweet Melon Salad

Summer Sweet Melon Salad

The Summer Melon Salad recipe I have for you is delicious in its simplicity. It's full of summer's natural sugars. It takes just 10 minutes, and is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free! What are you planning to do this summer? My family is usually very...

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Avocado Walnut Apple Salad

Avocado Walnut Apple Salad

Autumn inspired Avocado Apple Walnut salad that comes together super quickly, sweet and crunchy. It often seems like the healthiest foods are the simplest ones—like this crunchy walnut, avocado, and apple salad. It’s a simple, fantastic and filling combination of some...

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Quick Watermelon Summer Salad

Quick Watermelon Summer Salad

Refresh on those hot summer days, with a Watermelon Summer Salad with Blueberry and Feta Cheese. If you are still not sure what to make for the 4th of July, here is a quick refreshing last-minute salad. Sometimes just putting a few of your favorite fruit together is...

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Beet and Citrus Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Beet and Citrus Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Health benefits are in full abundance in thisBeet Citrus Salad Recipe I have been trying to stay away from sugar, which has been kind of hard since I have such a sweet tooth. I grew up baking, and enjoy sitting down with a nice cup of green tea and a slice of cake....

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Cherry Salad With Cherry Dressing

Cherry Salad With Cherry Dressing

Summer brings many beautiful and juicy fruits. Cherries are some of the first summer fruits, and they are packed with benefits. Did you know that the riper the cherry, the better it is?As cherries darken, they produce more antioxidants.Sweet cherries are loaded with...

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Fruit and Egg Breakfast Plate

Fruit and Egg Breakfast Plate

Start your day off with a Fruit and Egg Breakfast. I'm continuing from my previous post about our recent changes at home. We found a really cute two-bedroom condo for the summer. While we wait excitingly till we finish building our new home, we will be hanging out in...

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Mango And Crab Salad

Mango And Crab Salad

Try this refreshingly sweet and creamy Crab-Mango Salad. Weird, but true my dentist inspired me to make this mango and crab salad. In a recent visit, my dentist described a salad his wife makes. Because I didn’t know all the ingredients she uses, I came home and...

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Berry Hemp Heart Salad

Berry Hemp Heart Salad

Berry Hemp makes a Perfect mid-day Snack! As part of my health routine, I have been going to the gym regularly for over a year and training with a personal trainer three times a week. I’ve also been tracking everything I eat. I think I might have become all too...

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Warm Grapefruit Salad

Warm Grapefruit Salad

Fruit Salad Warm grapefruit salad is a low calorie snack. Grapefruits have many different health benefits.One of the fantastic health benefits of grapefruit is its effectiveness when it comes to losing weight. It is low in sodium but high in enzymes that...

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Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Feel refreshed with a Pineapple Cucumber Salad! Benefits of pineapple Just as with any fruit that has that tangy taste, you can be sure that pineapple packs a good punch of vitamin C—a single cup of it offers well over your daily requirement. Pineapple also contains...

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Mango and Avocado Salad

Mango and Avocado Salad

Mango and Avocado Salad is a sweet treat for those warm summer days.  If you’ve never tasted a mango, you’re in for a rare treat. You’ll wonder why you’ve never tried it before. It’s a mixture of sweet and tangy—like an orange crossed with papaya and peach. In a...

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Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing (+video)

Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing (+video)

Putting a quinoa salad together is easy, and a whole bunch of nutritional benefits for you! Today I had the pleasure of going on a school field trip with my oldest son, a third grader. We went ice skating, and I loved it! First, because I had the chance to spend some...

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Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Make this amazing summery salad to cool down on the hot days! Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette is a treat on any day. I find that citrus fruit is very refreshing, and when I feel bloated or dehydrated,I turn to citrus fruits to refresh and relieve the...

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Sweet Chia Fruit Salad

Sweet Chia Fruit Salad

Enjoy this delicious Sweet Chia fruit salad without putting on the extra pounds, and actually, you may even lose some weight. Still craving some sweetness after the holidays? Enjoy this delicious sweet chia fruit salad without putting on the extra pounds, and...

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Beet, Avocado, And Pineapple Salad

Beet, Avocado, And Pineapple Salad

The ingredients used in this Beet, Avocado, and Pineapple Salad are great for acne! “People used to think that acne was just a cosmetic issue, but it’s a chronic skin condition with intermittent flare-ups and relapses,” says Dr. Bethanee Schlosser, director of the...

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Purple Cabbage With Mandarins And Walnuts

Purple Cabbage With Mandarins And Walnuts

Low- Calorie Purple Cabbage with Mandarins and Walnuts is crunchy, sweet and juicy. Benefits of the ingredients that go into Purple Cabbage with Mandarines and Walnuts If you are still craving sweets after the holidays this is the perfect salad for you. And It won't...

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Granny Smith Apple Vegetable Salad

Granny Smith Apple Vegetable Salad

I love this super healthy, super good, super easy to make Granny Smith Broccoli Salad! It is full of energy-boosting ingredients, vitamin C, and the great taste of both sweet and sour. Granny Smith apples contain a small amount of calories and a great load of fiber....

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Avocado With Chicken And Mango Salad

Avocado With Chicken And Mango Salad

Chicken breast with vegetables are some of the most popular salads and Avocado with Chicken and Mango Salad is no exception.  What are some of the Benefits of Mango? Putting sweet and savory ingredients in one bowl saves time on the dishes and gives you the sweet and...

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Golden Beet Salad With Oranges And Kale

Golden Beet Salad With Oranges And Kale

Have you ever noticed that vegetables are never boring? I love that you can mix and match vegetables and fruits. Mixing Golden Beet Salad with Oranges and Kale is a mix of sweet and crunchy with a tangy taste form feta cheese. Even just looking at beets, most likely...

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Creamy Apple and Celery Salad with Cranberries

Creamy Apple and Celery Salad with Cranberries

A great way to use up your apples is by combining them into a salad. Creamy Apple and Celery Salad with Cranberries make a great mid-day snack. Well, September flew by me very quickly this year. It seems like just yesterday I sent my kids off to school, but it turns...

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Figs And Pomegranate Salad With Honey Vinaigrette

Figs And Pomegranate Salad With Honey Vinaigrette

A great nutritional salad when you are craving sweet is this no guilt Sweet Fig and Pomegranate Salad with Honey Vinaigrette. Take advantage of this juicy sweet fruit while it’s in season! Figs are around in late August to September. There are five different kinds of...

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Broccoli Salad With Pumpkin Seeds, Raisins, and Bacon

Broccoli Salad With Pumpkin Seeds, Raisins, and Bacon

You will love this crunchy superfood Broccoli Salad with Pumpkin Seeds, Raisins, and Bacon!  It's Friday. It has been a busy, busy week. Not that getting my business degree hasn't been a handful, but also I started my journey on getting my nutrition...

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Apple Salad With Honey Vinaigrette

Apple Salad With Honey Vinaigrette

A perfect fall treat is this delicious Apple Salad with a Honey Vinaigrette! It's that time of year again when time to take out the coats and put away the flip-flops. The time of year when everyone gets back to an organized schedule, finally! Every season has some...

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Avocado Mango Salad With Beans And Corn

Avocado Mango Salad With Beans And Corn

Avocado Mango Salad with Beans and Corn totally reminds me of my trips to Mexico. The flavors are in the bowl. Just because it's the beginning of fall it doesn't mean you can't add a tropical fruit into your salad! Benefits of Mango Mango is one of my favorite...

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Tuna Apple Salad Snack On Toast

Tuna Apple Salad Snack On Toast

Tuna Apple Snack on Toast is what to eat when you are hungry, but watching your weight. Are you wondering around the kitchen thinking "what to eat, what to eat"? Going in and out of the pantry or closing and opening the fridge? Well, here is an idea for you! Tuna...

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Quinoa Fruit Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

Quinoa Fruit Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

Quinoa Fruit Salad is sweet, tangy and creamy. Drizzled with a homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette with just five main ingredients. If you haven't noticed, I have been very close with quinoa lately. During hot summer days, cooking is not something I like to do. I have my...

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Salad Ingredients That Will Clear Your Skin

Salad Ingredients That Will Clear Your Skin

Fruit Salad A plate full of fruit salad is not only a delightful and delicious sight to behold, but this super snack is guaranteed to benefit your skin. You might already be aware of the unlimited health benefits of salad. Studies show that those who eat...

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Sweet Cottage Cheese Fruit Bowl

Sweet Cottage Cheese Fruit Bowl

If you are looking for more energy in your day, better digestion, and more protein intake then you must start your day with Sweet Cottage Cheese Fruit bowl. A bowl filled with fruit and cottage cheese can go along way. A low-calorie dish that is healthy and sweet....

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Cream Of Wheat With Fruit And Nuts

Cream Of Wheat With Fruit And Nuts

Cream Of Wheat may not big a salad, but it really is a filling bowl of nutrition and makes a great start to your day. You can't fool around with breakfast, you just can't! It's the most important meal of the day. Cream of wheat is not a trendy breakfast choice, but it...

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Berry Oatmeal With Chocolate And Almonds

Berry Oatmeal With Chocolate And Almonds

A Warm Breakfast Dish made from Berries, Oatmeal, Chocolate, and Almonds for crunch!  So what happens when you start craving something? You turn on The Bachelorette and distract yourself. No just kidding! I have been craving oatmeal lately so I can't wait any...

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Blueberry Walnut Salad With Homemade Balsamic Dressing

Blueberry Walnut Salad With Homemade Balsamic Dressing

I can't get enough of the blue! Can you? I have been munching on this superfood for weeks now, and loving it! What are the health benefits of blueberry? Blueberries have a great amount of fiber, vitamin C and a perfect source for manganese (your body requires this to...

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Simple Yogurt Fruit Parfait With Honey And Lemon

Simple Yogurt Fruit Parfait With Honey And Lemon

Simple Yogurt Fruit Parfait with Honey and Lemon is the perfect way to start your busy day. It will get you the energy and help you feel full until lunch. A healthy start to your day Eating healthy isn't always easy, especially when there is so much temptation at the...

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Quick Blueberry Mint Salad

Quick Blueberry Mint Salad

It’s one thing enjoying fresh blueberries straight out of a punnet, but it’s another thing entirely to make a blueberry mint salad. Change up your yogurt breakfast. What blueberry can do for you I absolutely love blueberries. They are one of my favorite snacks, and...

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Pineapple Mango Avocado Salsa Salad

Pineapple Mango Avocado Salsa Salad

Dip your next chip in a Pineapple Mango Avocado Salsa for a tasty treat! How do you eat pineapple mango salsa? The weekend calls for a simple pineapple mango avocado salsa salad. You can enjoy as a salsa dip or as a salad. It's a fruit salad with a kick and a...

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Sweet Quinoa Fruit Salad

Sweet Quinoa Fruit Salad

If you love fruit, honey and lemon, you will love a bowl of this Sweet Quinoa Fruit Salad! What better way to either start the day or enjoy the day.  I have a sweet tooth! Whenever I eat something savory, I feel like I need a bit of sweetness right...

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Crunchy Kale Blueberry Salad

Crunchy Kale Blueberry Salad

If you don't like kale, but know how good it is for you, try this clean-eating Crunchy Kale and Blueberry Salad. It will make you rethink kale. Superfood salad? I got to admit, I don't like the taste of kale. I just don't. I do know it's considered a superfood and one...

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Quinoa Pineapple Cherry Salad

Quinoa Pineapple Cherry Salad

I had been thinking about this pineapple salad for quite some time now. Not That I don't have anything to do, but just because I have been craving pineapple. This quinoa pineapple cherry salad is so satisfying, you won't need anything else after. I don't know about...

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Baked Warm Fruit Salad With Chocolate Coconut and Almonds

Baked Warm Fruit Salad With Chocolate Coconut and Almonds

Fruit salads are great, but a warm fruit salad with Chocolate, Coconuts, and Almonds just step it up. The perfect dessert. Benefits you will get from a warm fruit salad I am getting ready for some of our summer vacations starting next week by eating more fruits and...

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Grilled Sweet Ginger Pineapple

Grilled Sweet Ginger Pineapple

Summer calls to turn up your grill and enjoy some sweet ginger pineapple slices. It feels like this week has flown by without a blink of an eye. Even my son this morning, who always knows what day it is, was surprised it's already Friday. Sometimes we really do just...

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Raspberry Fig And Feta Salad

Raspberry Fig And Feta Salad

Have you ever tried a fig? These things are sweet! Fig and Feta Salad with Balsamic Raspberry Vinaigrette combines the flavors of sweet and tangy. Do any of you work-out at the gym? I find it easier to workout at the gym rather than at home. It keeps me motivated when...

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Sweet Balsamic Chicken Cherry Salad

Sweet Balsamic Chicken Cherry Salad

When life is all about hustling, and you still want to eat healthy, try this Balsamic Sweet Dijon Chicken Cherry Salad. You can make the chicken ahead of time so you can take it on the go. Hopefully, everyone had a great weekend! Here in the Northwest, it was a hot...

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Baked Nectarine Salad

Baked Nectarine Salad

Natures fruits can be enjoyed as is, but also baked is a great option for a dessert. This Baked Nectarine Dessert is crunchy and sweet and will refresh your mouth with mint.  This baked nectarine salad was shared by Carly. (Carly, I loved it!)What a great low-calorie...

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Warm Apricot Salad With Feta And Mint

Warm Apricot Salad With Feta And Mint

One of my favorite combinations with fruit is Feta and Mint, the fruit becomes sweeter but you get the tangy flavor of feta and refreshing flavor of mint. This Warm Apricot Dessert with Feta and Mint is just the perfect after dinner dessert.  Ok, so I bought too many...

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Apricot Chicken Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing

Apricot Chicken Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing

High in fiber and protein salad combines sweet and savory. Apricot Chicken Salad with a drizzle of Honey Mustard Dressing. Healthy Benefits of Apricots Apricots are one of the first fruit of summer. They are an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C. This orange...

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