A Girl & A Garnish

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A thirty-something’s adventure through the wild world of food.

Summer Fruit Salad

Summer Fruit Salad

Now that summer is officially upon us, it's time to start planning those summer soirées! Whether you're planning a party of your own or bringing a treat as a guest, give this simple & quick Summer Fruit Salad recipe a try for a slightly guilt-free dessert.IMG_6064Ingredients:- 1 whole banana, sliced- 1 apple, sliced- 1 12 oz. can pineapple chunks, undrained- 8-10 strawberries, stemmed & cut into fourths- 1/2 cup blueberries- 1 1/2 oz. French vanilla instant pudding mix (about 1/2 of the box)- 1 tbsp. water (optional)- 1 tbsp. sugar (optional)Prep time: 10 minutes - Chill time: 1 - 2 hoursDirections:1. In a large bowl, mix pineapples - along with juice from the can - and pudding mix. Stir until well combined and pudding is dissolved. Add 1 tbsp. water, if there isn't enough juice from the pineapples to dissolve the pudding.IMG_60662. Stir in strawberries, blueberries, banana, and apple. Mix in 1 tbsp. sugar, if desired - and I did desire to do so.IMG_60693. Chill for at least an hour, until pudding thickens.IMG_6071Enjoy! You're sure to the be the hit of the backyard summer party!XO,G&G

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