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A Winter Fruit Salad That Makes The Most of Your Seasonal Produce

December 19, 2023

As we cozy up in the snug embrace of the season, our taste buds are in for a treat. We’ve whipped up a delightful winter fruit salad that celebrates all the flavors the season has to offer. Imagine the juicy pop of pomegranate seeds, the sweet goodness of diced persimmons, the crispy freshness of thinly sliced pears, and the sunny citrus burst from perfectly segmented oranges and blood oranges.

But this winter fruit salad isn’t just about making your taste buds do the happy dance – it’s a nutritional powerhouse too. Pomegranates bring a load of antioxidants, persimmons deliver a vitamin punch, pears offer up some fiber love, and oranges swoop in with a refreshing hit of vitamin C. So, as we navigate the winter chill, this salad is a colorful ally against winter blues.

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  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 persimmons, diced
  • 2 pears, thinly sliced
  • 3 oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 2 blood oranges, peeled and segmented
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish


  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • A pinch of salt


  1. In a big bowl, toss together the pomegranate seeds, diced persimmons, sliced pears, oranges, and blood oranges.
  2. Mix it up well, making sure every bite promises a burst of flavors.
  3. In a little bowl, whip together the lemon juice, honey, and a pinch of salt to create your zesty lemon dressing.
  4. Drizzle that citrusy goodness over the salad, giving it that extra oomph.
  5. Sprinkle some fresh mint leaves on top for a fragrant finish.
  6. Serve it up straight away or pop it in the fridge for a bit to let those flavors mingle.

Note: Feel free to jazz up this salad with your other fave winter fruits or tweak the sweetness of the dressing to match your taste buds.

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