8 Fresh Fruit Salads

Fruit salads are so much more than the tasteless balled up bits of cantaloupe and honeydew melon so often passed off as a 'fresh fruit salad' in restaurants. In fact, fruit salads can also be composed of more than just fruit. Adding seasonal berries and fruits to greens is a refreshing way to spruce up a salad giving it a sweet, tart, and acidic touch. Plus, most fruits are a great source of nutrients and antioxidants — giving you a boost of flavor and a healthy touch. 

Check out our recipes below and let us know your favorite summer go-tos!


Sangria Fruit Salad

Who doesn't love eating all that delicious wine-soaked fruit at the bottom of a glass of Sangria? This fruit salad...

— Maryse Chevriere


Blackberry and Spinach Salad

Luscious, sweet, and slightly tart blackberries are a fantastic addition to this creamy summer salad. 

— Yasmin Fahr


Raspberry-Mint Fruit Salad

When the weather gets too hot to cook, a refreshing and light fruit salad is just the thing to serve with leftover grilled chicken...

— Allison Beck


Peach, Almond, and Blue Cheese Salad


I could eat peaches in just about any incarnation...

— Nicole Campoy-Leffler


Strawberry Salad with Basil and Balsamic

The beauty of this salad is the mingling of flavors that comes from the fresh fruit and herbs... 

— Molly Aronica


Spicy Mango and Grilled Mayan Shrimp Salad

Firmness is the key to this salad — you want the mangoes and avocado to have character...

 — Arthur Bovino


Grapefruit, Fennel, and Feta Salad

A colorful salad with the addition of mint to make it summer perfection on a plate! 

 — Valaer Murray



Pear, Spinach & Blue Cheese Salad

I love how the sweetness of the pear contrasts with the tartness of the vinaigrette and the savory blue cheese in this simple salad.

 — Alexis Anderson