Add a pop of color to your table with healthy, strawberry kiwi salad, lightly dressed with a sweet-tart honey-lime dressing. This dish can double as breakfast and dessert.
Sometimes ordinary foods, in simple combinations, can taste extraordinary! Here’s a beautiful fruit salad you can make in five minutes flat that tastes juicy and delicious and gets your kids (who might be getting just a titch tired of apples and bananas) excited about fruit again.
Toss strawberries and kiwis together with a squeeze of lime and a few teaspoons of honey, and you’re ready to wow your little critics.
Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Salad for Picky Eaters
Strawberries and kiwis are some of the richest foods in Vitamin C. So are broccoli and bell peppers! But for kids who shy away from vegetables some or all of the time, a fresh fruit salad can stand in as a source of some of the important nutrients kids need.
In a perfect world, of course, kids would love a good fruit salad AND broccoli AND bell peppers. If you’re feeling wistful thinking about it, know that as long as you keep serving and enjoying these foods in your home, your kids will most likely learn to like them!
In the meantime, you can feel good about your kids chowing down on fiber- and antioxidant-rich fresh fruits like this strawberry kiwi salad.
Serve it alongside scrambled eggs with breakfast, or as a weeknight dessert.
Seasonal Strawberry Kiwi Salad
This fruit salad matches many seasons, which makes it a nicely versatile little dish. The colors look Christmas-y at Christmas time. The strawberries look and taste like a Valentines Day treat. Kiwis taste their freshest in the wintertime, and strawberries come into their sweetest season in summer. Whenever you have a craving for fresh, juicy fruits, this recipe fits!
Enjoy this simple but special strawberry kiwi fruit salad this week. Do you have a favorite fruit salad combo? For more twists on fresh fruit, try the Minted Fruit Salad, Fruit Salad with Citrus Dressing, and this Ultimate Fruit Salad.
Strawberry Kiwi Salad
- 2 cup strawberries
- 2 medium kiwi
- 2 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- Cut strawberries into quarters. Peel and slice kiwi.
- Whisk together the honey and lime juice. Drizzle over fruit and serve alone or with a meal.
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