Easy Grape Salad

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This refreshing and easy Grape Salad recipe will keep you hydrated during hot summer days. You could also start your day with a bowl of this fruit Salad recipe in the morning, and you are good to go. This easy fresh fruit salad recipe is beautifully seasoned with a cream cheese dressing and infused with vanilla, so it is a lot like dessert with sweet and tangy flavors to it. The best part about this recipe is that it’s so simple to make and delicious to eat. You can add any fruit you want in this recipe and not just limit it to grapes. In fact, the more fruits you add, the merrier. For example, grapes go well with mandarin oranges. You can serve it in the place of a dessert or eat it as a snack. It is also ideal for a potluck or picnic. Make it interesting for kids using fun ideas like rainbow coloured theme by adding fruits of different colors. This salad will not only encourage kids to eat healthier but also makes healthy eating so much fun.

The multiple grape health benefits can impact your health for the better in the long run if you eat them more often. Grapes are low in saturated fat and cholesterol-free. They are also full of antioxidants, very high in dietary fiber and vitamin C. Although it’s easier to eat healthy in the summer, this salad recipe can be eaten in any season and throughout the year. Fresh fruits are not only healthy but filling and help you lose weight the healthy way. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. There are always healthy food tips and recipes that are accessible to us on the internet that can never go out of style. Keep in mind that seasonal fruits are easy on your budget to incorporate into this salad. You could also add other nuts like almonds, Brazil nuts, cashew nuts are all great options or seeds like sunflower seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, etc. Try adding raisins, cranberries or Goji berries or coconut flakes in this fruit salad recipe for natural sweetness. Cream cheese and fruits go well if you add cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice so don’t be shy to enhance the flavours with these spice powders. Add a dash of cocoa or dark chocolate bits into this beautiful fruit salad recipe. There are many creative variations to making cool dessert recipes like this one, even more, fun.

To cut the calories, you can substitute the cream cheese with vanilla flavored Greek yogurt. Likewise, you can omit the sour cream or use a low-fat sour cream, Greek yogurt or full-fat plain yogurt in its place. Regarding the calories, adding two tablespoons of sour cream has 60 calories, while the fat-free sour cream has only 25 calories which make a huge difference. You may choose the variety that is right for you. The texture, however, may vary based on the type of sour cream you choose. A good dairy-free and vegan option that you can add to this fruit salad are coconut ice cream or cultured coconut milk because of its thick Greek yogurt like texture.

If you’re someone who likes to lounge outdoors, then this easy, fresh fruit salad will keep you company. Thank you to Judith Hannemann at the Bake At Midnight food blog for sharing this yummy and easy Grape Salad recipe with us. Do visit Judith’s blog for more fun desserts and simple dessert recipes. This easy Grape Salad recipe is healthy for all fruit lovers. Make this delight today!

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