of the best things you can do for yourself is to eat healthy.
So for our get-away weekend, we thought a fruit salad would be
just the call. Here's our tutti-frutti recipe:
- green and
red grapes, seedless
cup granulated sugar,
- juice of
- 4 tbsps
- fresh mint,
all of your fruit.
**If you're not really a fruit eater, you might only want to use
two or three (but we've assembled a whole bunch to share with
Remove stems from cherries, grapes and blueberries; add to
Trim off tops of strawberries, then add them in whole.
Peel off the skin and remove the tiny, white fibres from the clementines
(a suggestion to do with any fruit); add to bowl.
Trim top and bottom off kiwi, peel off the skin, slice and then
Cut papaya in half, remove the little seeds, slice and then add.
Using a carving knife, trim top and bottom off pineapple, then
slice downwards along the sides, following its curve. Slice, then
add to bowl.
Cut apple in half, take out core, slice and then add to bowl.
Slice bananas; then add.
(Note: with both bananas and apples, the trick is to put them
in right at the last minute because they have a tendency to brown,
as do pears).
In a separate bowl, add sugar, lemon juice, water and fresh mint.
Mix, then pour on the fruit.
Mix up the fruit salad really well, to incorporate all of the
wonderful colours of your fruits.
Pick out an attractive bowl in which to present it to yourself.
reminder: just because life looks like a bowl of cherries (and
other great things
) right now, don't forget to watch out
for the pits. And there you have it! An absolutely gorgeous fruit
salad, perfect for your entire weekend. Enjoy!