California Winter Fruit Salad – a recipe

For a recent church potluck I came up with a yummy fruit salad from what I had fresh and on hand in my fridge. Someone mentioned wanting the recipe–someone else said it tasted like dessert!  Music to a cook’s ears, right?

No doubt this could be pulled together year-round here in California, and it IS delicious. Also gluten free, dairy free, and sugar free! If you omit the walnuts, it’s fat free as well.

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To give credit where due…I did modify a couple of recipe ideas I found on Pinterest, and the image is one of those, just so you can see how totally pretty this salad is.

Hope you enjoy!

California Winter Fruit Salad

Serves 8-10 as a side dish

Ingredients:

3 – gala or pink lady apples (skin on)

3 or 4- ripe kiwis

3 – mandarin oranges, clementines, or tangerines (in sections)

2 – pears (whatever is available – skin on)

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Toss together gently

Dressing:

1/2 cup lime or lemon juice

1/2 cup sugar free maple syrup

Add dressing just before serving.

 

 

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