Sweet summer fruits make a luscious ending to a meal, but there's no reason to limit them to dessert. Try these fruity no-cook dishes that will please every palate.
For a sauce with a special flavor punch, add chopped fresh cherries to your favorite salsa recipe. Cherries are loaded with anthocyanins, an antioxidant with a deep red color, and their sweetness gives salsa an added layer of flavor. Try it with grilled chicken or shrimp for a sweet and spicy kick.
Love cantaloupe? Pair it with thinly sliced prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, and mint. The melon's sweetness is a great way to balance the saltiness of prosciutto for a filling low-calorie appetizer or lunch dish.
Is juicy watermelon more to your liking? It's high in vitamins A and C and the antioxidant lycopene. The deeper the melon's red hue, the more nutrients it has. Its flavor really pops when paired with tangy feta cheese, a good source of calcium. Click here for a delicious watermelon salad recipe.