Spring Ambrosia Fruit Compote

DSCF0199More than a fruit salad this fruit mix up is as fresh as it gets.  It is sweet with natural, longer metabolizing sugars and a great day starter.  

Spring Ambrosia Fruit Compote

Serves 6

  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 banana, sliced into 1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Craisins®
  • 1 fresh mango, chunked (may substitute 1/2 cup dried mango chunks (cut small))
  • 1 tbsp.  finely minced fresh mint
  • 1 cup flaked coconut (I use Angel Flake) *but may be fresh
  • 4 peeled and segmented seedless mandarin oranges such as Cuties®
  • + 2 unpeeled mandarin oranges halved for juicing
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt (optional)

NOTE:  *If fresh coconut is used, please add 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar or for diabetics,  use fresh flaked coconut and add Splenda® instead of sugar.


  1. Prepare all fruits and gather in a large beautiful bowl
  2. Toss with fruit juices, coconut and yogurt (if included).
  3. Serve at room temperature for best flavors


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