Kid-approved easy fruit salad recipe | The perfect healthy summer snack!

easy fruit salad recipe, kid friendly fruit salad

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Kid tested Easy Fruit Salad Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy fruit salad recipe that your kids will love, look no further! This fruit salad is the perfect summer snack, or part of a healthy meal any time of day! We also call this recipe “Hawaii fruit salad” because of the pineapple. My kids are completely obsessed with Hawaii, half of that is because my husband and I frequently travel to Hawaii, and half of it is thanks to Moana. If you have little kids, you know what I am talking about!

This easy fruit salad recipe is perfect if you need to throw something together quickly. It’s no secret that I am no food blogger or chef, but my kids raved about how awesome this recipe was. Guess what? It took just a few minutes to put together! The hardest part is making the kids wait until it’s finished chilling. They will want to eat it right away.

Produce for Kids

Healthy eating for kids is very important to me. I am partnering with Produce for Kids, which offers shoppers at my local Country Mart a chance to to purchase healthy food while supporting local Feeding America food banks. Produce for Kids is partnering with select grocery stores in Arkansas and Missouri. To find a full list of participating stores, visit this page.

Feeding America is a nationwide network of over 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. They provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs across America. Keep an eye out in your local store for signs that look like this:

Your kids are going to love this fruit salad, and you can find over 300 more fun, easy and kid-friendly healthy recipes at You can also follow Produce for Kids on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat (ProduceforKids) for yummy recipes and healthy eating tips all year long.

We decided to keep this recipe simple by not adding any dairy ingredients, gelatin, or added sugar. This fruit salad is perfect for summer because the ingredients are in season and it looks so pretty and colorful!

Easy Fruit Salad Recipe (AKA Hawaii fruit salad)



Add the orange juice, juice of one lemon and some lemon zest and orange zest to a pot. Bring the pot to a boil and then remove from heat.

Cut fruit into small pieces and assemble in the bowl. You can either layer or mix it all together!

Pour juice over the fruit.

Refrigerate for 2 hours. Then enjoy!

That’s it! An easy-peasy fruit salad recipe that your kids will ask for over and over.

easy fruit salad recipe, kid friendly fruit salad

We tried several variations of fruit salad, including with yogurt and jello, but this simple recipe was the favorite! This recipe is allergy-friendly, dairy free, gluten free, vegan, and very healthy! Feel free to substitute your own favorite fruits, we also tried kiwi and banana but preferred it without. Make sure to wash your fruit well before using it,I wrote a blog post about The best way to wash fruit!

My kids and I really enjoyed testing fruit salad recipes, and we’re looking forward to trying more Produce for Kids recipes! If you’re interested in shopping during this campaign to create your own healthy recipes, make sure to post on social media and use the hashtag #produceforkids! Make sure to comment if you tried this, and let me know what you think!

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Kid approved easy fruit salad recipe! This recipe is perfect for summer, with lots of fresh and healthy ingredients! Your kids are going to love making this *and* eating it!

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