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8 Summer Fruits to Love (With Recipes!)

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5. Cherries

  • She’s My Cherry Pie – Bake those cherries into a delicious pie to serve at your next cookout!
  • Cherry Salsa - Sweet cherries pair up deliciously with spicy jalapenos, rich balsamic vinegar, and savory basil in this unusual salsa recipe.
  • Cherry Fizz – Add a few frozen cherries and a squeeze of lemon or grapefruit juice to seltzer water for a lighter alternative to sugary sodapop.
  • Cherry Bombs – Nutty chocolate cherry bites are as satisfying as a cookie without nearly as much refined sugar.

Related Reading: Top Fruits for Your Health

6. Melons

  • Melon Cooler – Slice up your melon, tossing the seeds and skins into your compost bin, then throw the chunks into the blender for a refreshing summery drink.
  • Melon Salad – I know, melons are the bane of most fruit salads, but in this recipe, melons are the superstar!
  • Grilled Cantaloupe – Wow your guests next time you’re grilling!
  • Watermelon Gazpacho – Another cold summer soup!

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Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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4:45PM PDT on Aug 18, 2013


12:45PM PDT on Aug 17, 2013

Bardzo lubię owoce i warzywa, najlepiej te, które rosną u nas, czyli krajowe, nie przepadam za awokado, choć wiem, że jest zdrowe.

10:32AM PDT on Aug 17, 2013

Avocado is my favorite. Thanks

7:34AM PDT on Aug 17, 2013

All good, all these and more, not to forget the berries.

6:10AM PDT on Aug 17, 2013

My favorite

12:26AM PDT on Aug 17, 2013


2:35PM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

sounds great! thanks

2:24PM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

sounds great! thanks

8:01AM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

thank you

7:50AM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

Have you ever taste fruits like t Mango ,Banana pineapple and Dragon fruit.Very nourishing and tasty

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