Immune Strengthening Fruit Salad with Sweet Date Sauce

Ready to blast your body with immune strengthening antioxidants? This super fruit salad will help achieve just that! Say good-bye to winter colds and flus, and say hello to supreme radiant health! Enjoy this fruit salad for breakfast, lunch, or as a pre-dinner snack.

Raspberries contain a compound called ellagic acid which is a compound with anti-cancer benefits. Berries, in general, have also been found to increase our levels of "good" HDL cholesterol, and lower blood pressure. In addition, strawberries are incredibly high in vitamin C - just one serving of strawberries (1/2 cup) provides you with 50% of your RDA of vitamin C. This recipe contains 1 cup of strawberries, providing you with all your vitamin C needs for the day! (this recipe also includes many other fruits with high vitamin C levels, meaning your immune system will be 100% ready to fight off any nasty bugs that might enter your body this winter season).

- 1 cup fresh or frozen organic strawberries
- 1 cup fresh or frozen organic cherries
- 1 cup fresh or frozen organic raspberries
- 2 organic oranges, peeled and cut into cubes
- 4 organic kiwi, cut into triangles, skin left on the outside (if organic!)
- Optional: fresh wild cherries or gooseberries

Incorporate the above fruit into a big bowl, and toss with the date sauce below if you please:

- 5 dates, pitted and soaked in 1 cup young thai coconut water (or regular water) for 10-15 minutes
- 1/2 tsp. fresh vanilla
- 1 inch ginger root (or 1/2 tsp. dried ginger powder)

Blend the above into a thin paste (add more water if needed) and coat fruit!


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Carly is a blogger, raw vegan, and nutrition enthusiast! She emphasizes healthy eating through a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Carly has taken her life-long passion of helping others and combined it with her passion for eating whole, raw foods, as a means to teach people to become more aware of the foods they eat. She has inspired and motivated thousands of individuals to critically think about what they put in their movies and to move towards a mind-set that helps them increase their consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables. She enjoys reading, and learning about the body, food processing mechanisms and has a keen interest in detox and life regeneration. "Eat fruit, and be happy and energized. Eat greens and other mineral dense vegetables and feel calm and steady. A recipe for good health!"

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