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Fun fruit salad (Snack)

Fun fruit salad (from Canada's food guide)

This flavourful fruit salad is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and makes a great, healthy snack or dessert.

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 0 min

Servings: 8




  • 2 apples, cored and chopped

  • 2 oranges, peeled and chopped

  • ½ small cantaloupe, seeded and chopped

  • 2 pears

  • 2 tbsp lime juice, about 1 medium lime


  1. Add the apples, oranges, cantaloupe and pears to a bowl. Squeeze the juice from the lime over the fruit. Toss together and serve immediately or chill until ready to eat.


  • Get creative with this recipe! Substitute with any fruit you have on hand. If using frozen fruit, let it thaw in the fridge first and drain excess water before using.

  • This is a fun recipe to make with the kids. Little chefs can help with peeling and squeezing.

  • Hosting dinner this week? Serve this up as a healthy dessert with a dollop of lower fat plain yogurt.

Source: © All rights reserved. Canada’s Food Guide: Recipes. Health Canada. Reproduced with permission from the Minister of Health, 2022.

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Fruit salad is always tasting wonderful. But there could be too much sugar. So I would recommend only using half of the ingredients.


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