Strawberry Citrus Fruit Salad with Maple Mint and Lime, Vegan and Gluten-Free

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May is filled celebrations!  A month of graduation parties, showers and Mother’s day!  Serve this beautiful Strawberry Citrus Fruit Salad with Maple, Mint and Lime for a healthy and sweet treat at your next event!

I dished these up individually (because I thought they looked pretty that way!), but serve in a large bowl if preferred. I love grapefruit, but some find it a bit too tangy. That’s why I made a quick mix of pure maple syrup and lime juice to off set the bitterness.

Sliced citrus holds up really well in the refrigerator.  You can make this salad to enjoy with breakfast or as a snack for a few days!  Try mixing in pecans or walnuts for protein!

Grapefruit’s amazing healing power and health benefits fly under the radar in my opinion.  They have been studied for a long time and  have been proven to lower cholesterol, normalize hematocrit levels, protect against certain cancers and rid the body of excess estrogen…that’s a lot of work for one type of fruit!

Beware, certain medications negatively interact with the powerful compounds found in grapefruit.

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Strawberry Citrus Fruit Salad

The best recipe for Strawberry Citrus Fruit Salad
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Kid food, Salad, Snack
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 65kcal
Cost $5

Ingredients

  • 1 grapefruit peeled and cut into segments
  • 2 oranges peeled and cut into segments
  • 1 cup strawberries sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • fresh mint
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Instructions

  • Layer fruit in a medium bowl or individual serving cups. Whisk together lime juice and maple syrup, evenly pour on top of fruit salad. Garnish with fresh mint, enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 593IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 0.2mg
Cristina C. RD LDN

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