Beautiful and Light Fruit Salad

by Anjali @ The Picky Eater on September 2, 2015

Fruit Salad-Anjali Shah-ThePickyEater

I’m celebrating summer with this gorgeous fruit salad today.

It’s drizzled with a light honey-orange sauce, which makes it completely irresistible, so much so that it tastes like dessert. So simple to make, and you can use any fruits you like: apples, pears, berries, grapes, melons – the works!

I chose berries, small and sweet mandarin oranges, and a dash of green grapes for a little more sweetness. I love how everything in this salad ends up about the same size, which makes it just right for savoring every bite.

It’s absolutely perfect: for brunch, for celebrating a special occasion, for a snack, dessert, or just for a random Thursday when you feel like a little bit of light bright fun in your life. And 95% of the sugar in this recipe comes from the natural sweetness of the fruit, so you can enjoy this without worrying about eating too much sugar or breaking your diet!

Each serving is only about 100 calories, and it’s vegetarian and gluten-free.

Beautiful and Light Fruit Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Calories per serving: 109.6

Fat per serving: 0.5g

Nutritional Info Per Serving: 109.6 Calories, 0.5g Fat, 9.7mg Sodium, 25.1g Carbs, 4.1g Fiber, 20g Sugar, 3.1g Protein


  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 4 mandarin oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup green grapes
  • 1/4 cup lowfat plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp orange juice


  1. Mix all ingredients except yogurt in a bowl and let sit for 1 hour in the fridge. Top each bowl with 1 tbsp yogurt before serving.

{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

Shari from GoodFoodWeek September 2, 2015 at 9:07 pm

This looks delicious and so refreshing!


Anjali @ The Picky Eater September 3, 2015 at 5:40 am

Thanks Shari! It’s one of my favorites — and so easy to make! I’m sure you will love this when you try it!


Liz September 3, 2015 at 10:32 am

Yum!! That fruit salad looks delish. Such bright, vibrant colors!


Anjali @ The Picky Eater September 3, 2015 at 1:42 pm

Thank you so much Liz!!


Natalie @ Obsessive Cooking Disorder September 3, 2015 at 4:47 pm

oooh, great overhead photo shot. This looks light but filling – I’m on a healthy eating kick right now and it’s perfect


Anjali @ The Picky Eater September 3, 2015 at 6:38 pm

Thanks Natalie!! I can’t wait for you to try this recipe!


Sarah September 3, 2015 at 8:53 pm

I have a friend who is vegetarian and gluten-free that I’m hanging out with this weekend — this is a perfect dish for me to bring to her house for brunch! Can’t wait to try the honey orange sauce. Thanks, Anjali!


Anjali @ The Picky Eater September 7, 2015 at 7:44 pm

Aw yay that’s awesome!! I hope you both enjoyed this recipe Sarah! 🙂


Anne Marie || September 4, 2015 at 6:40 am

I want to JUMP into this picture! Absolutely gorgeous, and on this extremely hot day….exactly what I need. Can’t wait to try it!


Anjali @ The Picky Eater September 7, 2015 at 7:45 pm

Thanks Anne Marie!! This recipe really is great for these summer days – light and refreshing – absolutely perfect!


Tina September 7, 2015 at 10:11 pm

Hi there! I love your beautiful pictures so much!!! looks so delicious and nutritious! Thanks for sharing this great info!


Anjali @ The Picky Eater September 8, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Hi Tina!! Thank you so much! I can’t wait for you to try this recipe – I’m sure you’ll love it!


shubhangi joshi September 10, 2015 at 3:19 am

I love your recipes – I’ve been reading your blog for a long time and your recipes are great! I like simple and tasty recipes that are low calorie, with tons of fruits and veggies so yours are so helpful. Thanks!


Anjali @ The Picky Eater September 16, 2015 at 5:13 am

Thank you so much! I’m so glad you’ve been enjoying my recipes!


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