July 13, 2022

Delicious Fruit Dishes for the Summer

Fitness, General, Healthy Living, Leg / Vein Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss

Fresh fruit is the perfect complement to any summer day, and these recipes prove our point. Try these dishes the next time you have friends and family over, or if you need a healthy snack for your kids after a day of playing outside.

Strawberry Shortcake Skewers

Who knew strawberry shortcake could be served this way? This recipe adds a fun twist to a summer favorite. Just make sure to remove the skewer before indulging!


16 2-by-1-inch chunks pound cake (about 3/4 of an 8-inch loaf)

16 medium strawberries, leaves removed, hulls intact (cut any large berries in half)

1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

1 cup heavy cream

1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Vegetable oil, for oiling the grill grates

Get the full recipe on the Food Network.

Summer Fruit Salad (with Honey Lime Dressing)

This summer fruit salad can be shared as a side dish, snack, dessert or even a brunch option!


3 cups watermelon, chopped

3 kiwis, chopped

2 cups grapes, halved

2 cups strawberries, chopped

1 cup blueberries

1 cup raspberries

1 cup mango pitted and diced

2 oranges, sectioned

Dressing (optional)

1/2 lime, juiced

1 tablespoon honey

Get the full recipe on Spend with Pennies.

No-Churn Peach Cobbler Ice Cream

You can’t think about summer without ice cream involved, and now you can make your own at home! You don’t even need an ice cream maker for this recipe!


4 ripe medium peaches, pit removed

1 tablespoon vodka

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

pinch kosher salt

1 tablespoon brown sugar, optional

14 ounce (400g) canned sweetened condensed milk

2 (475g) cups heavy cream

16 vanilla wafer cookies, crushed

Get the full recipe on Simply Recipes.

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