Father’s Day Special: 4 Sweet Salads That Everyone Will Love

Sweet salads are a perfect addition to any menu, especially when there’s a special occasion. They can both serve as an appetizer or a dessert. You can prepare mainly fruits for a mouth-watering sweet dish or add some vegetables or spices for a bit of savory flavor. Whichever you prefer, salads are always a winner at any party!

Here are some sweet salad recipes you can try for this year’s Father’s Day party menu:

Hot and Sweet Summer Salad

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What you need:

  • 2 navel oranges, peeled, pith and membrane removed
  • 1 ripe mango, finely chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 serrano chile pepper, minced, seeds removed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tbsps. Fresh lime juice
  • 1 pinch salt

In a large salad bowl, mix together orange, mango, bell pepper and chile pepper. Pour in lime juice and season with dill, mint and salt. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to overnight before serving.

Fluffy Pistachio Fruit Salad

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What you need:

  • 2 large bananas, sliced
  • 2 1/2 cups crushed pineapple
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cups fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups mandarin orange
  • 1/2 cup pistachio pudding mix

Mix together pistachio pudding mix and crushed pineapple in a large bowl. Stir in whipped topping. Add bananas, marshmallow, fruit cocktail and oranges to the bowl and stir to coat fruits. Cover and refrigerate until chilled before serving.

Honey Carrot Salad

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What you need:

  • 1/2 kg. carrots, grated
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tbsps. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsbp. honey
  • 1 dash fresh lemon juice

Place grated carrots, pineapple and raisins in a large bowl. Stir in mayonnaise, honey and lemon juice and mix well to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Berry Healthy Salad

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What you need:

  • 1 cup organic vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup sliced banana
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

Place strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and banana slices in a large bowl. Add vanilla yogurt and stir to coat fruits. Top with walnuts and sprinkle with cinnamon. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.


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