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Fresh Fruit Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing, Vegan

Course: Breakfast, brunch, dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fresh fruit salad, fruit salad with poppy seed dressing
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 297kcal
Author: Cindy Rainey
Fresh Fruit Salad is made with fresh pineapple, cantaloupe, strawberries, blackberries, and kiwis, and tossed with sweet and tangy homemade vegan poppy seed dressing. This fruit salad is easy to make, easily adaptable to your favorite fruits, and will be a delicious addition to your brunch or special dinner table.
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  • blender


fresh fruit

  • 5 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 4 cups cantaloupe chunks
  • 3 cups strawberries quartered
  • 3 kiwi peeled, halved, sliced
  • 1 cup blackberries

Poppy Seed Dressing

  • cup sugar
  • ½ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup avocado oil
  • 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds


Fresh Fruit Salad

  • You will need a total of 14 cups of prepared fresh fruit. Prepare any fruit that needs to be cut if not purchased that way. Cut the pineapple and cantaloupe into bite-sized chunks. Wash the blackberries. Wash and remove the tops from the strawberries and cut them into quaters. Peel, half lengthwise, and slice the kiwi. Place all prepared fruit into a large bowl.

Poppy Seed Dressing

  • Put the sugar, vinegar, sea salt, dry mustard powder, and onion powder into a blender. Blend until smooth - about 30 seconds.
  • Use the add-in hole in the top of your blender lid and slowly add the oil while the dressing is blending. It will get thick and creamy.
  • Stir in the poppy seeds.
  • This dressing recipe will make about 2 cups of poppy seed dressing. Add the amount that works for you to the bowl of fresh fruit and gently toss it ogether. Serve immediatley.


You will need a total of 14-15 cups of prepared fresh fruit. This is the fruit I best enjoy. Feel free to substitute. 
The serving size is a heaping cupful. Adjust nutritional information accordingly.


Serving: 1cups | Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 1903IU | Vitamin C: 74mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg