Archive for July, 2008

Tropical Avocado and Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

A delicious fresh fruit salad with the added bonus of a salad dressing that is vinegarless and contains no fat.


1 papaya, seeded, peeled, and cubed

2 cups fresh pineapple chunks

1 can water-packed mandarin oranges – (11 oz), drained

1 avocado, seeded, peeled, and diced

1 Tbs snipped fresh mint, (optional)


1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt

2 Tbs honey

5 tsp fresh lime juice


In a large bowl, combine the papaya, pineapple, oranges and avocados. Add the dressing and gently fold in until the fruit mixture is coated. If desired, sprinkle with the mint to garnish.

Serves 8

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition (per serving): 115.0 calories; 31% calories from fat; 4.0g total fat; 0.0mg cholesterol; 19.0mg sodium; 2.1g fiber.