Tropical Fruit Salad with Vanilla Yogurt

Tropical Fruit Salad with Vanilla Yogurt

Cutting into a fresh pineapple is always a welcome task around our house. The sweet aroma fills the kitchen with tropical ambiance. Add a little papaya and strawberry to the mix and you’ve got a snack fit for a luau.  Our Tropical Fruit Salad with Vanilla Yogurt isn’t purely morning fare. Serve this healthy, kid-friendly dish for breakfast or in the afternoon when the kiddos get home from school. It’s a light healthy alternative to that store-bought fruit snacks loaded with artificial sweeteners and colors.

Got a summer event to attend? With a dollop of creamy vanilla yogurt on top a colorful array of delicious tropical fruit, this dish is a delightful sight at any potluck or summer BBQ. Top it all off with crunchy almonds and you’ll have them coming back for more.

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Tropical Fruit Salad with Vanilla Yogurt Sauce

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 14 Servings (½ cup fruit salad, and about 2 Tbsp yogurt sauce)
Author Beachbody


  • 2 cups nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp raw honey
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 medium pineapple
  • 1 medium papaya peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup quartered strawberries
  • ¼ cup slivered raw almonds (1 oz.)


  1. Combine yogurt, honey, and extract in a medium bowl; mix well. Refrigerate, covered, until time to serve.

  2. Stand pineapple upright; vertically cut about a third from one side, leaving the leaves attached. Remove fruit from large half, leaving a ½-inch thick shell. Discard outer peel from the smaller section. Cut fruit into ½–inch cubes.

  3. Combine pineapple, papaya, blueberries, and strawberries in a medium bowl; toss gently to blend.

  4. Serve fruit salad evenly topped with yogurt sauce and almonds.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 84
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 1 mg
Sodium: 13 mg
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sugars: 11 g
Protein: 4 g

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Single Serving Snack

P90X3 Portions
1 Carb

Body Beast Portions
1 Fruit
½ Protein

Portion Fix Containers
1 Purple

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Photo by Rebecca Swanner.