A vibrant, fresh fruit salad is one of my favorite ways to celebrate the change from winter to spring. Make it special with a simple sweet lime dressing and fresh mint. Always a welcome addition to Sunday brunch or as an elegant side to your Easter ham.
Spring has sprung my friends and I am feeling it. We’ve had incredible, unseasonably warm weather here in Northern California for the past several days. I’m talking mid-80’s, crystal clear blue skies…perfection. I am a California girl through and through and this is the weather I live for. We also happen to be in the midst of a severe drought and while we all have our fingers crossed for a great big burst of rain, it’s impossible not to enjoy the gorgeousness outside.
When I feel that first shift from winter to spring it’s time to make a great big, beautiful fruit salad and the timing could not have been better.
I also have a fun giveaway for you guys today! But first, let’s talk about this pretty fruit salad.
We drove down to Santa Barbara last week to retrieve Boy #4 after his very last final to bring him home with us for Spring Break. Because after all, who wants to go to Mexico or Vegas when you can spend Spring Break in San Jose with your parents….woo hoo! (I’m so happy he’s not in Mexico or Vegas).
When I asked him what foods he was craving most he said fruits and veggies – not really what I was expecting! It’s funny what the college experience can do to a young man. He does a great job cooking for himself in his off-campus home but eating fresh healthy foods is always a challenge during the college years. Lucky for him, I had this beauty of a salad on the menu. [Read More…]