Warm Fruit Salad with Chocolate Coconut Almonds

 a plate of warm fruit salad

I am getting ready for some of our summer vacations starting next week by eating more fruits and vegetables. Today is fruit day, which means eat as much fruits you can. As I was looking for a fruit syrup I came across a warm summer fruit salad here. I changed a few things, like a different fruit variety and I used lemon instead of lime (it tasted better with lemon for me), also I used sliced almonds and roasted them with fruit to save time. Even-though, it might be hot out, this is a great fruit salad to enjoy on ice cream, yogurt or just as a snack. Besides being so delicious, this fruit salad packs in antioxidants (in the cherries), vitamin-A (apricot health benefit), and promotes skin health (benefit of lemon skin health).  Here is the recipe I used to make warm summer fruit salad with chocolate coconut and almonds. 

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Warm Fruit Salad with Chocolate Coconut Almonds


  • 10 cherries, pitted

  • 4 apricots

  • 1/2 cup blueberries

  • 1/2 pound strawberries

  • 1/2 cup raspberries

  • 1/2 lemon

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

  • 1 oz dark chocolate, 70% cacao or darker


  1. Preheat oven 350F.

  2. Cut fruit into bite size pieces.

  3. On a baking sheet lay out the fruit. Gently toss it with juice from 1/2 a lemon.

  4. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup sliced almonds, 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut flakes, and shave 1 oz dark chocolate.

  5. Bake for 10 minutes.



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