Zesty Tropical Breakfast Salad

tropical fruit salad
By: Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Right now in Australia we’re enjoying the most beautiful part of spring. For us, tropical and stone fruits are coming into season, while in the northern hemisphere, it’s harvest time for apples, pears and other fall fruits. You can substitute the tropical fruits in this recipe for stewed apples, pears, berries, banana, figs, pomegranates or frozen fruit (thawed).

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Ingredients:

Salad:

  • 1/3 papaya, sliced into fingers
  • 2 thick slices of pineapple, sliced into fingers
  • ½ large mango, sliced into fingers
  • 2 tbsp of shredded coconut

Zesty Yogurt:

  • ½ cup of coconut or Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp of lime or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of lime or lemon zest
  • 1-2 tsp of honey or Stevia (optional)

Directions:

  1. Toast the coconut lightly in a small pan over a medium to low heat.
  2. Slice and prepare fruit and arrange on a plate
  3. Combine zesty yogurt ingredients and drizzle over the fruit then sprinkle the toasted coconut over the top and serve.
  4. This can be stored for the next day but it’s best to keep the yogurt and fruit separate.

Substitutions:

Papaya – paw paw, banana, apple, pear

Pineapple – apple, pear, pomegranates

Mango – blueberries, strawberries, banana, pear, apple

Coconut – chopped nuts

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 10 minutes

Servings: 2 servings

  • Nutrition per serving:

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Claire Georgiou is an Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist who has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Compl. Medicine) and an Advanced Diploma of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine. She has more than 14 years of clinical experience specializing in liver disease, autoimmune disease, thyroid conditions, diabetes, insulin resistance, digestive disorders, chronic infections, children’s health, fertility and pregnancy care. Claire consults in private practice in Sydney and also offers consults out of area and is an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Claire has worked closely for many years with Dr. Sandra Cabot, who is known as the “Liver Cleansing Doctor” and has written more than 25 health related books. Claire writes health related articles, creates healthy recipes and is one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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