Fruit and Walnut Salad with Honey-Lemon Dressing

This summery fruit salad gets a boost from delicious and nutrient-dense walnuts!

This summery fruit salad gets a boost from delicious and nutrient-dense walnuts!

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Walnut Commission and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

Walnuts are incredible. In just one ounce of walnuts, you get 4 grams of protein, 2.5 grams of omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid, and 2 grams of fiber. They’re great for your brain and your heart, and are a rich source of antioxidants. And they’re yummy, too!

Plus, they’re versatile: walnuts are wonderful on their own, but they also make a great addition to trail mixes and granola, and are an easy, crunchy topper for salads, yogurt, oatmeal, and desserts.

With all of their health benefits, and with all of the ways to use them, there are so many reasons to incorporate more walnuts into your diet.

This summery fruit salad gets a boost from delicious and nutrient-dense walnuts!

Fruit and Walnut Salad with Honey-Lemon Dressing

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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This fresh, summery fruit salad is topped with crunchy walnuts and drizzled with sweet, tangy honey-lemon dressing.


For the salad:

Ingredients

  • 1 apple, sliced
  • 1 orange, segmented and chopped
  • ½ cup grapes, sliced
  • ½ cup strawberries, sliced
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2-4 tablespoons raisins


For the dressing:

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons honey*
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt*
  • powdered ginger to taste (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, toss the sliced fruit together with the chopped walnuts and raisins. Set aside.
  2. Whisk the lemon juice, honey, yogurt, and optional ginger together until combined.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve immediately.

*For a vegan alternative, substitute with pure maple syrup and a vegan-friendly yogurt.

This summery fruit salad gets a boost from delicious and nutrient-dense walnuts!

 

Be sure to check out more delicious ways to use walnuts from other Recipe ReDux members!

Shared at Meatless Monday with Deborah and Sarah; Meatless Monday with Running on Happy and the Fit Foodie Mama; Tips & Tricks Link Party; Wow Us Wednesdays; What’s Cookin’ Wednesday; Thoughts of Home on Thursday; Weekend Potluck; Healthy Vegan Fridays; Peace, Love, Link Up. For a complete list of where I share, click here.

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107 thoughts on “Fruit and Walnut Salad with Honey-Lemon Dressing

  1. This looks absolutely delicious and I can’t wait to give it a try! I’m featuring it on You Link It, We Make It tomorrow morning! Thanks so much for sharing it with us and have a great Wednesday! – Kim @ knockitoffkim.com

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  2. I LOVE salads with fruit and nut on the top – so good. Thank you for sharing at #HomeMattersParty this week.

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  3. This fruit salad with dressing looks so delicious and refreshing! I’m a big fan of walnuts too! Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe at my Creative Ways Link Party!

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  4. HI Courtney,
    Just a note to let you know that I have chosen your post as one of my features for this weeks Real Food Fridays blog hop that goes live every Thursday @ 7pm EST. Thank you being part of Real Food Fridays mission & sharing your valuable information with us.

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