Red Fruit Salad

We’re celebrating Pick Strawberries Day with one of our all-time favorite recipes—Red Fruit Salad, featuring juicy strawberries, cooling watermelon, and sweet-and-sour cherry balsamic vinegar.

This versatile salad can be used as the base of everything from a light lunch to
a refreshing smoothie.

Recipe tips

  • Serve over mesclun greens for a refreshing lunch.
  • Purée 1 cup fruit salad with 1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt and 1 Tbs. local honey for a revivifying smoothie.
  • Coarsely chop 1/2 cup fruit salad and add 1/2 tsp. minced fresh jalapeño. Serve as a relish for grilled fish or chicken.

Related: Detox-Style Diet



  • 1 1/2 cups organic strawberries, halved
  • 1 1/2 cups watermelon, cut into one-inch chunks
  • 2 Tbs. cherry balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. organic extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. shredded fresh mint leaves
  • Grind of fresh black pepper


1. Combine all ingredients in glass bowl, and gently toss to combine. Refrigerate for at least one hour.