Recipe: Karina's Fruit Salad with Ginger and Mint

A delicious fruit salad that makes a refreshing finish to any meal. Cooling mint and zesty ginger add interest to succulent watermelon, grapefruit and orange.

The grub:

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2 cups watermelon, peeled and cubed

2 pink or red grapefruit, peeled, segmented and cut into bite-size pieces

2 oranges, peeled, segmented and cut into bite-size pieces

2 tbsp crystallized ginger, cut into very small pieces

2 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint leaves

1/4 cup slivered almonds (optional)

The how-to:

Toss together watermelon, grapefruit and orange pieces. Right before serving, top with ginger and mint, as well as slivered almonds (if using).

Serves four to six.

Vegan since 2003, Karina Inkster, MA, PTS, is a Powell River-based health and fitness coach, author of three books, and host of a vegan podcast. For more information, go to karinainkster.com.

 
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