Organic Emily

Fresh Herb Fruit Salad

Fresh Herb Fruit BowlThe Farmer’s Markets are booming with all kinds of amazing fresh ripe fruit and veggies this time of year!  September has got to be one of my most favorite months!  The weather is perfect, the crops are in full production and I only wish it would last a little longer!  This salad will win any crowd over!  It’s packed full of flavor and brightness!  It’s definitely a happy salad! :) You can add any of your favorite types of fruit.  Just make sure you have a variety of colors and you simply can’t go wrong!

1 pineapple chopped

1 cantaloupe chopped

3-4 fresh peaches sliced

2-4 cups strawberries hulled and quartered

1-2 cups fresh blueberries

1-2 cups fresh raspberries

2 cups green grapes or 4 chopped kiwi fruit

Dressing

Zest and juice of 2 limes

2 tablespoons raw honey (add more if needed)

1/2 cup fresh chopped mint or 1/4 cup lemon verbena

Gently mix all fruit and dressing together.  Place in a pretty bowl and enjoy!

Emily Saddler

Emily is a Master Gardener, wife of a professional landscape contractor, homeschool mom of 7 cute kids, yoga/pilates instructor and very passionate advocate of organic home-grown food! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients, herbal and natural home care products and her escapades as the keeper of both backyard chickens and honeybees!

Comments

  1. Looks delicious! Any idea how many this will serve?

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