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Minty Fruit Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing

Minty Fruit Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing by SeasonWithSpice.com

‘Tis the season to be jolly, eating all those rich, delicious, heavy foods.

But we have a long month ahead of us and we need a balance to the festive indulgence. Our bodies can only take so many holiday gatherings and celebrations where the snacking temptations are endless.

A citrusy salad with a bit of ginger is a simple way to ‘detox’ our bodies. Combining oranges, kiwis, toasted almonds and fresh mint leaves – with a honey ginger dressing - makes for a light, refreshing, feel good side to those end of the year excesses.

Honey ginger dressing by Season with Spice

And on those dark winter days, this bright salad will be the star on any holiday table.

Minty Fruit Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing by SeasonWithSpice.com

Orange & Kiwi Fruit Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing 
by Season with Spice

What you’ll need:
2 oranges – peeled and cut into chunks
3 kiwis – peeled and cut into chunks
A handful of toasted almonds - chopped
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves - chopped finely

Honey-ginger dressing:
1 tbsp honey
1 1/2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
1 tbsp lime juice or lemon juice (I used calamansi lime)
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tbsp raw sugar

Method:
1. In a bowl, whisk together honey, grated ginger, lime juice, olive oil and sugar.
2. Combine the fruits and mint leaves in a salad bowl, and drizzle the dressing over the salad.
3. Sprinkle toasted almonds over salad before serving.

Note:
1. Try adding in a few seasonal fruits such as cranberries, mandarin oranges, and apples.
orange and kiwi fruit salad with honey ginger dressing