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Recipe: Garden Fruit Salad

Simple fruit salad from ingredients you can mostly grow yourself!

Salad Ingredients:
1 cantaloupe
2 cups red grapes
1 cup walnuts

Prepare fruit: peel the cantaloupe, seed it, and cut into cubes. De-stem and wash grapes. Add cantaloupe, grapes and walnuts into a coverable serving dish. Prepare dressing (below), pour over fruit and nuts and refrigerate covered for 2 hours before serving.

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Dressing Ingredients:
1/2 cup mild oil (canola or vegetable or walnut)
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon prepared Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon lime juice
2 cups freshly picked raspberries

Dressing Directions:
Combine all ingredients except berries in a blender and process briefly to emulsify. Add berries and process until liquidy. Check seasoning. Add salt or other seasonings to taste. Does well with this salad or a green salad.

Alternate: Feel free to use whatever fruit and nuts that you have growing.

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