Seven Trees Salad
A nutrient-rich fruit salad made from 100% trees. Seven Trees Salad combines crunchy tree fruit, juicy citrus fruits, and a spicy maple lime sauce with a coconut crunch to deliver a delightful sweet treat the whole family will enjoy.
cut in half and squeezed
peeled and divided
washed, diced in cubes
pitted, diced small
Wash fresh fruits and remove any bad spots with a knife.
Chop fresh whole fruit into small bite-sized pieces.
Add fruit to bowl and squeeze lime juice on top to cover fruit in the juice.
Remove pits from dates and chop into small pea-sized pieces. (Save the date pits for planting. Each date pit is a potential future date tree!)
Combine fruit in bowl with coconut, cinnamon, and maple syrup.
Stir until well combined.
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Try It At Home
There are so many ways you can adjust this salad to your liking:
Use cranberries or raisins instead of dates.
Drizzle a spoonful of peanut butter or almond butter on top.
Use crisp apples or persimmons instead of pears.
Add a sprinkle of ginger powder.
Use more than one type of crisp fruits.
Try chopped walnuts, pecans, hazelnuts, or almonds in place of coconut.
Enjoy this salad on top of banana nice-cream: just blend frozen bananas with almond milk for a smooth creamy treat.