Fruit is the best alternative to sugary sweets when you're watching what you eat because of the fruit's own natural sweet taste. Plus, fruit doesn't have the heavy calories that most sugary snacks or meals have as well as zero fake sugars that can be bad for your health. Of course, you still have to eat fruit in moderation but you can still create tasty, light, and fresh fruit salads like this one below. With a dash of fresh raspberries, blackberries, ripe nectarine, and amounting to a grand total of 107 calories, this might just become your favorite fruit salad to make. And since summer is right around the corner, this can be a light and refreshing lunch or even a snack while you're shedding the pounds. You will also be getting your necessary intake of fruits that are chock full of nutrients perfect for any type of diet. Preparation is only about ten minutes for the entire meal and this particular recipe makes enough servings for four, so you can plan accordingly. This easy recipe makes this fruit salad perfect when you're tight on time, too. Here is the full ingredient list below:

Fresh Fruit Salad

  • Two tablespoons of lemon juice
  • One tablespoon of orange juice
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • Two nectarines, large and sliced into wedges
  • One cup of raspberries
  • One cup of blackberries
  • Two tablespoons of fresh mint, chopped

And here are the preparation instructions:

  • Taking a medium to large sized bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, orange juice, and honey until well blended. Put aside.
  • Taking another large or medium sized bowl, place all the fruit together. Take the juice and honey mixture and lightly drizzle it over the fruit, making sure to mix it well together and evenly coating everything. Then, sprinkle the chopped mint over the top of the fruit salad and let refrigerate or serve.