Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing Recipe

Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing Recipe
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Servings: 4


Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing
Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing is a delicious and healthy dish that is perfect for a light and refreshing snack or dessert. The combination of sweet and tangy fruits with a creamy honey yogurt dressing is sure to please your taste buds.


Fruit salads have been enjoyed for centuries, with different variations found in cultures around the world. The addition of a honey yogurt dressing adds a modern twist to this classic dish, providing a creamy and flavorful element to the fresh fruits.


How to prepare

  1. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, honey, and cinnamon. Stir the mixture well to blend the ingredients.
  2. Arrange the fruit on plates and drizzle the honey-yogurt dressing on top.


  • Add a sprinkle of chopped nuts or seeds for added crunch.
  • Mix in some fresh mint leaves for a burst of freshness.
  • Drizzle with a balsamic glaze for a tangy twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Use ripe and in-season fruits for the best flavor and sweetness.

- Be sure to thoroughly mix the honey yogurt dressing to ensure that it is evenly distributed over the fruit.

- Chill the fruit salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to enhance the flavors.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the fruit salad as a light and refreshing snack, dessert, or side dish at your next meal.

Cooking Techniques

This recipe requires no cooking, simply mix the honey yogurt dressing and toss with the fresh fruits.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use Greek yogurt instead of regular yogurt for a thicker dressing.

- Substitute agave nectar or maple syrup for honey for a different flavor profile.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the honey yogurt dressing ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until ready to use. Cut and prepare the fruits just before serving to prevent them from becoming soggy.

Presentation Ideas

Arrange the fruit salad on a platter or individual plates for an elegant presentation. Garnish with a sprig of mint or a drizzle of honey for an extra touch of sweetness.

Pairing Recommendations

This fruit salad pairs well with grilled chicken, fish, or a light pasta dish. Serve with a glass of sparkling water or white wine for a complete meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover fruit salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Do not freeze as the texture of the fruits may change. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 150 per serving


Carbohydrates: 30g per serving


Total Fat: 1g per serving


Protein: 2g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This fruit salad is rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and potassium.


This recipe contains dairy (yogurt) and honey, which may be allergens for some individuals.


This Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing is a nutritious and delicious dish that is low in fat and calories, while providing essential vitamins and minerals.


Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing is a simple yet flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion. With a creamy honey yogurt dressing and a variety of fresh fruits, this salad is a healthy and delicious option for a light and refreshing snack or dessert. Enjoy the burst of flavors and nutrients in every bite!

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of finding this recipe for the first time is still fresh in my mind. It was a hot summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret’s house. Margaret was known for her culinary skills, and I always looked forward to trying out her delicious creations.

On that particular day, Margaret presented me with a refreshing and colorful bowl of fresh fruit salad with honey yogurt dressing. The vibrant colors of the fruits and the creamy dressing immediately caught my eye, and I couldn’t wait to dig in. As I took my first bite, I was blown away by the burst of flavors and the perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess.

I begged Margaret to share the recipe with me, and she gladly obliged. She explained that the key to a great fruit salad is using the freshest and ripest fruits available. She also stressed the importance of the honey yogurt dressing, which added a delightful creaminess and sweetness to the dish.

Margaret's recipe quickly became a staple in my own kitchen. I would make it for family gatherings, potlucks, and even just as a refreshing snack on a hot summer day. Over time, I made a few tweaks to the original recipe, adding my own personal touch to make it truly my own.

One of the best things about this recipe is its versatility. You can use whatever fruits are in season or on hand, making it a great way to use up any leftover fruits before they go bad. I love experimenting with different combinations of fruits – from juicy strawberries and ripe peaches to tangy pineapple and crunchy apples.

The honey yogurt dressing is what really sets this fruit salad apart. It's a simple mixture of Greek yogurt, honey, and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. The creaminess of the yogurt pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the honey and the tanginess of the lemon, creating a dressing that is both refreshing and decadent.

I have shared this recipe with friends and family over the years, and it always receives rave reviews. It has become a go-to dish for potlucks and gatherings, and I love seeing the smiles on people's faces as they dig into the colorful and delicious fruit salad.

As I sit here reminiscing about the first time I tried Margaret's fresh fruit salad with honey yogurt dressing, I can't help but feel grateful for the friendships that have brought me so many wonderful recipes over the years. Cooking and sharing meals with loved ones is truly one of life's greatest joys, and I am thankful for all the memories and flavors that have enriched my life.

So, the next time you find yourself with an abundance of fresh fruits, I encourage you to whip up a batch of this delightful fruit salad. It's a dish that is sure to brighten any meal and bring a taste of summer to your table. Enjoy!


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