It’s hard not to love fresh fruit, especially in the summer, but it can sometimes be difficult to find easy ways to add fresh fruit to your diet. If you love fruit but are looking for new ways to eat it this summer, look no further. I’ve comprised the easiest and tastiest ways to add fresh fruit to your diet this summer!
1. Fresh Juices
Juicing is everywhere right now, and whether you want to jump in on the trend or simply want to try it out for yourself, fresh juices are one of the perfect ways to add fresh fruit to your diet this summer. Making your own juices is the easiest way to get a variety of fruits into your diet. I like to make my own juices with a mixture of fruits I love and fruits I don’t like as much. It’s an easy way to get nutrients you usually wouldn’t!
2. Frozen Fruit Kabobs
Frozen fruit kabobs are the perfect alternative to sugary and artificial popsicles at your next pool party. I find that they’re even great to keep in your freezer for a quick snack, whether you’re on the go or simply can’t be bothered to make healthy snacks all of the time. I can’t prove it, but there’s just something about frozen fruit that makes it infinitely better than plain fruit. I’m sure of it!
3. Fresh Fruit and French Toast
A while ago, I had amazing cinnamon French toast wheat bread with fresh kiwis, strawberries, and bananas on it, and I’m still thinking about how great it was. Before I had this dish, I wouldn’t consider myself a “fruit on my breakfast food” person, but now I’m never looking back. If you don’t believe me, try making it for yourself this weekend; your life will never be the same.
4. Get Your Cookie Cutters out
I keep seeing this tip all over Pinterest, and I can’t get over how cute this is. I think it’s cute whether you have kids or simply want to make them for yourself. Get out your cookie cutters and cut watermelon into any shape your kids (or even you!) desire. If your kids don’t love eating their fruits and vegetables, this is a great way to get them interested. If you don’t have kids, I think this is an adorable and easy dish to bring to your next pool party!
5. Add Some Chocolate
Let’s not get crazy, here. If you want to add some chocolate to your fruit, don’t go overboard and completely lose the nutritional value of the fruit! Make sure that there’s more fruit than chocolate, and to add even more nutritional value, try a dark chocolate instead of your usual milk chocolate. It seems like the fruit and chocolate combinations are endless! My favorite fruit and chocolate dish is definitely bananas covered in chocolate!
6. Add It to Your Salads
There are few things more refreshing than adding your favorite fruit to your salads in the summer. The great thing about adding fruit to your salads is that the possibilities are nearly endless. As long as you like the flavors together, you can’t really screw it up! It’s a tasty and easy way to incorporate fruit into your diet this summer!
7. Add It to Your Dinner
While this may be more difficult than adding fruit to your salads, look for ways to add fruit into your entrees. Add it to your stir-fry, or top off your favorite meat with your favorite fruit, if they pair well together, that is! No matter which route you choose to take, you’ll be shocked at how easy incorporating fruit into your dinner can be!
What’s your favorite way to incorporate fresh fruit into your diet? I’m always looking for new ideas, so let me know in the comments!