Kids Friendly Summer Salad

My version of Kids Friendly Summer Salad is sure to be a hit at your family table this summer season.

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Kids Friendly Summer Salad. How to make Kids Friendly Summer Salad

Hi there everyone. It is summertime, and yes, it is hot. Living in Arizona, summertime is the most dreaded one. For times like these, I have come up with this simple and easy salad to go with your family’s next meal.

My version of Kids Friendly Summer Salad can be a refreshing side for your family’s meal. This recipe is great to take on picnics and quick side with lunch or dinner.

Summer is usually the time where I do not prefer making elaborate meals. A quick lunch or dinner is my go-to way for a family meal.

A cold soup, with a refreshing salad and some protein, is my ideal meal. My daughter is following my steps as well.

She prefers eating raw fruits and vegetables during the summertime. Give her a bowl of seasonal fruits and salad vegetables, and she is one happy little kid.

My inspiration for today’s Kids Friendly Summer Salad comes from her love for cucumbers, strawberries, and oranges.

How To Make Kids Friendly Summer Salad?

Making this delicious salad is simple. Just chop the cucumbers, strawberries, and oranges into bite-size pieces. Add walnuts to it and then just before serving, add the dressing.

What goes into the dressing?

I have used lemon juice as a base for the dressing. But you can use orange juice as well. You can add maple syrup to give it a little sweet taste. I didn’t use it in my recipe.

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Let’s see how to make this refreshing Kids Friendly Summer Salad.

Kids Friendly Summer Salad. How to make Kids Friendly Summer Salad
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Kids Friendly Summer Salad

My version of Kids Friendly Summer Salad is sure to be a hit at your family table this summer season.

 

Course Dinner, Finger Food, Lunch, Lunch Box, Salad
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword Cucumber, Strawberries, Summer Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 2
Author Deepika Haldankar

You Need:

For Salad

  • 1 cup Cucumber (peeled and sliced into bite-size pieces)
  • 1 cup Strawberries (sliced into bite- size pieces)
  • 1/2 cup Oranges (peeled and sliced into bite-size pieces)
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts (optional)
  • Few Mint Leaves (6 to 7)

For Salad Dressing

  • 1 tbs Lemon Juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil (extra virgin)
  • Salt And Black Pepper (to taste)

How To Make It:

  1. In a bowl add cut cucumber, strawberries, orange and walnuts. Keep it aside

  2. In a small bowl mix all the salad dressing ingredients and give it a whisk.

  3. Just before serving add the salad dressing to the salad ingredients. Top it with mint leaves and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

  • Make sure you serve the Kids Friendly Summer Salad immediately after making it. Storing it for a long time can mellow its flavor.
  • You can use orange juice instead of lemon juice to make the dressing.
  • If the dressing is too sour, you can add some maple syrup to balance the flavor and taste.

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Is there a grown-up version for this salad?

Yes, for the grown-up version. I like to add some onions, tomatoes and for heat- chili flakes.

How do I carry this salad or store it for long?

I wouldn’t recommend storing the salad with the dressing for long. It will mellow the flavor. For carrying it in a lunch box or picnic, I will not mix the dressing with salad until I am ready to serve.

I will carry the salad dressing in a different container and mix it with the salad, just before eating.

About the nutrition from the salad?

This salad consists of fresh in-season fruits and vegetables. It is perfect for toddlers, kids, and grown-ups.

Please do make sure while serving it to toddlers, the fruits and vegetables are cut into kids friendly bite-size pieces.

Cucumbers are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K. They also contain calcium and potassium. Cucumbers have antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits.

Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, manganese, and fiber. They have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer properties, and cardiovascular benefits. They also help in controlling blood sugar levels.

Oranges are best known for their high amount of vitamin C. It is also a good source of fiber, folate, vitamin B1, copper, potassium, and calcium. They have antioxidants that protect the immune system along with various other health benefits.

Now isn’t that a delicious salad for your family’s next meal? Try this recipe soon and let me know.

Till we talk again, take care and enjoy making simple recipes for your little ones.

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