Sunday, March 1, 2015

Honey Lime Winter Fruit Salad

Honey Lime Winter Fruit Salad - recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen
Sweet oranges, pineapple chunks and kiwi slices are tossed with a simply honey lime poppyseed dressing to make this Honey Lime Winter Fruit Salad. This salad takes barely five minutes to prepare and it disappears almost that quickly. Just in case you haven't noticed, my family eats a lot of fruit. Simple fruits, baked fruits, fruit salads, chocolate dipped or blended into smoothies, we love it all. This time of year, the selection is limited, but there is always a heaping basket of oranges on the counter. I wanted a fruit salad centered around our favorite cutie oranges and this one was perfect.

We made this salad for the first time over two years ago and that sweet baby of mine was not yet three years old. It's hard to believe that he's turning FIVE in just a couple weeks. The long hair has been gone for a while and his chubby little hands and baby face are disappearing more and more every night. He looks so very different now, but I still love this picture.

{Kid Friendly} Honey Lime Winter Fruit Salad - recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen

COOK'S NOTE: Check out the Kitchen Tip post on How to Peel a Kiwi Using a Spoon. It takes just a moment to peel them this way and I love it.

Honey Lime Winter Fruit Salad
recipe adapted from Mel's Kitchen Cafe
Yield: 4 servings
(printable recipe)

6 clementine oranges, peeled and sectioned
4 kiwis, peeled, cut in thick slices and then halved
1 20 ounce can of pineapple chunks, drained well
2 key limes or 1 regular lime, juiced, about 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons honey
Optional: 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

Place the fruit in a bowl and gently toss with your hands or a large spoon. Whisk together the lime juice, honey and poppy seeds. Drizzle over the fruit and toss gently to evenly coat. Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve. Enjoy!

Honey Lime Winter Fruit Salad - recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen

{originally posted 2-7-13 - recipe notes and photos updated 3-1-15}


  1. Congrats, Mary!

    This sounds yummy and very refreshing mid winter! These are three of my girls (and mine) favorite fruits, too. The dressing sounds wonderful and very versatile!

  2. The perfect winter salad in my book! Looks and sounds deliciously wonderful! Congrats on being a finalist.... I'm going to vote right now!!

  3. This is a wonderful salad! I tend to get so bored with winter fruit but this is a great way to spruce it up!

  4. This salad is the perfect pick-me-up for this rainy winter weather we're having here in Seattle.

  5. Your photos could be on a magazine cover. This is a beautiful fruit salad - very, very pretty! And your baby is so adorable - look at that hair! So happy and healthy - what a blessing! Congrats again on the nomination - going to try and vote everyday!

  6. What a cutie! The fruit salad looks delicious.

  7. The cute little limes, the poppy seeds, the clementines, the whole salad is adorable, but I'm sorry, none of that holds a candle to your son!! And one question---where is the helmet? :)

    1. We don't wear fireman helmets at the table, Sue. I have to draw the line somewhere, right? I love that he loves it so much, but it was fun to actually see his face for a picture this time!

  8. Love this bright, fresh, yummy fruit salad!!!

  9. Ohmygod, Mary. He looks just like you! CUTE.


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