Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing

Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing - This fresh and easy fruit salad features juicy summer fruits and a zingy, creamy, dairy-free yogurt dressing.

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Probably stating the obvious here, but since I’ve given up dairy, there are two foods I really, especially, miss. The first, of course, is cheese. The second? Yogurt!

Oh man, I used to eat yogurt daily. So I was pretty excited work with Silk® again, this time creating a recipe using Silk Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative. It’s made with almond butter and just a handful of other ingredients. It tastes great, is silky smooth, and comes in all kinds of flavors like vanilla, strawberry, and peach. Each flavor sports 5-6 grams of protein. Basically it’s a win all around.

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Back in my yogurt heyday, I used to love making fruit salads with creamy yogurt-based dressings. So once Silk Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative was in my life, it was time to create a new fruit salad recipe. Stat.

Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing - This fresh and easy fruit salad features juicy summer fruits and a zingy, creamy, dairy-free yogurt dressing.

I thought a few summery fruits tossed in a light, citrusy dressing would be perfect for the season … and for some reason, I’ve been into poppyseeds lately – especially the lemon poppyseed combo.

I stirred some lemon zest, lemon juice, and poppyseeds along with a container of vanilla Silk yogurt alternative …

Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing - This fresh and easy fruit salad features juicy summer fruits and a zingy, creamy, dairy-free yogurt dressing.

Just as I suspected. YUM. Then, I tossed in a bunch of fresh fruit, and yep. So good. Oh yogurt, I missed you.

Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing - This fresh and easy fruit salad features juicy summer fruits and a zingy, creamy, dairy-free yogurt dressing.

Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing - This fresh and easy fruit salad features juicy summer fruits and a zingy, creamy, dairy-free yogurt dressing.

You can enjoy Silk Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative straight out of the carton, layered in breakfast parfaits, whipped into creamy smoothies, and of course in this summery fruit salad. Yay for yogurt!

Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing - This fresh and easy fruit salad features juicy summer fruits and a zingy, creamy, dairy-free yogurt dressing.

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Summer Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Dressing

Super fresh and easy! Juicy summer fruits tossed in a zingy, lemony, dairy-free yogurt dressing.

Ingredients:

Dressing:

  • 1 (5.3 ounce) container Silk brand vanilla Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon poppyseeds

Fruit Salad:

  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple, cubed
  • 1 cup honeydew melon, cubed
  • 1/2 cup red grapes, halved
  • 2 ripe nectarines, pitted and cubed
  • 1 black or red plum, pitted and cubed
  • 1/3 cup blueberries

Garnishes:

  • Thinly sliced lemon
  • Fresh mint

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, add the yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, and poppyseeds. Stir with a whisk to combine.
  2. Add the fruit. Toss gently with a spatula to coat the fruit with the yogurt dressing. Pour into your serving bowl and garnish with a couple of lemon slices and a few fresh mint leaves if desired. Serve.
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Karen Raye

Kare is a vegetarian home cook living among carnivores. She loves creating irresistible and flexible recipes that help multi-vore families like hers keep the peace - deliciously.