4.05.2010

Mangia Monday!


“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.”

-Kahlil Gibran


Hello and welcome! After a weekend of celebrating and overeating I think a nice light recipe is in order. This is a healthy, yet very tasty treat I think you will enjoy!

I wish you a wonderful week filled with happiness!

“One is wise to cultivate the tree that bears fruit in our soul”

-Henry David Thoreau



Caribbean Fruit Salad

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

* 6 oz Fresh raspberries
* 16 oz Fresh strawberries, stemmed, quartered
* 1 Mango, peeled, seeded and cubed
* 1/2 Medium honeydew, formed into melon balls
* 2 tsp fresh mint leaves, minced
* 2 Tbsp lime juice
* 3 Tbsp honey
* 2 Tbsp sweetened flaked coconut


Directions:

1.) Combine fruit in large bowl.
2.) Whisk together mint leaves, lime juice and honey in small bowl.
3.) Mix dressing gently into fruit.
4.) Refrigerate for at least 15 min before serving to allow flavors to blend.
5.) Ladle into individual serving bowls.
6.) Garnish with coconut prior to serving.


“Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe.”
-Voltaire


Joke of the Day:


How do you make a peach into a vegetable?
Step on it and make it squash.



Have a great day and remember: Go Ahead & Indulge!

4 comments:

Robin@creations-anew.com said...

mmmmm-good!

Hubby is on a fast this week for medical reason...more tests,so I wonder how that would taste...juiced! HEHEHEEH
Have a great day!
Robin

Mattos said...

yum, I am not a coconut fan but I think slivered almonds would be a great substitute, looks so delicious. thanks for sharing

The Taffy Box said...

OMG! My mouth is watering! hee hee! This looks so yummy!

Vanessa said...

Perfect for spring! Beautiful and tasty.