Mojito Fruit Salad

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Something special is going to happen very soon you guys. In less than a month, Cheryl from 40 Aprons, is going to be welcoming an awesome baby boy into this world. For those of you who may not know, Cheryl is my blogging bestie. We’ve been friends for what seems like forever now, and we’ve already been there for some many of each other milestones – a wedding, a baby, big-shot contracts and international moves, and now another new baby. So today I’ve teamed up with some really awesome bloggers to celebrate her and her soon-to-be-born-and-oh-so-cuddly with a virtual baby shower.


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This recipe is actually a tried-and-true recipe. It was my absolute favorite when I was pregnant and couldn’t get enough fruit. Seriously, isn’t every pregnant chick in the world is crazy for fruit? Yes. They are. But, one thing led to another, and I actually lost the recipe. I was so disappointed, but I figured it just wasn’t meant to be shared (because it’s too good).

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Luckily, a few weeks ago, I was cleaning out my “office” and I found a notebook with random notes and recipes in it – and this was one of them. Of course, I was so, so excited. I just knew this recipe would be perfect for a baby shower. It’s fresh, healthy, and sweet. It’s a pregnant mama’s dream.

Make sure to check out all of these other blogger’s awesome recipes:

A little note for the mom-to-be:

Cheryl, I can’t wait to meet little Leo (he’s finally not going to be a little fruit in my mind anymore!). He’s going to be so handsome, and you’re going to be one awesome mama. Enjoy every minute of what the future holds for the three of you.
mojito fruit salad | baby shower food | simplywhisked.com

Mojito Fruit Salad

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


  • 3 peaches, pitted and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups halved grapes
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 pint strawberries, quartered
  • 3 kiwis, peeled and chopped
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, stirring well to coat the fruit in the lime juice and sugar.
  2. Allow fruit to macerate for a minimum of 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until serving.


  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg


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    September 2, 2015 at 1:50 pm

    This is the sweetest thing ever!! Thank you 🙂 I posted this in my birth month group and everyone was drooling over how good it looked – I have totally not been eating any fruit lately but I could down heaps of this! I need to make it.. but I’m so lazy! This is why you need to move next door.. just cancel the contract on your house, no biggie! 😀

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      Melissa Belanger
      September 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm

      No seriously, you move here!! I couldn’t take the heat there. It’s like 90 here today and I want to die! But, I do want to come down to visit and go to that weird barbecue place.

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        September 2, 2015 at 5:29 pm

        Hahaha, oh yes, the bologna! The food there is actually good but I really cannot vouch for bologna in any form.. ew

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          Melissa Belanger
          September 4, 2015 at 12:49 pm

          hahahahahaha. ew.

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    Rachel @ Bakerita
    September 2, 2015 at 5:23 pm

    This looks absolutely phenomenal! And what a beautiful post, I love it!

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    Meriem @ Culinary Couture
    September 2, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    Fruit salads are life. I legit just made one this morning in a huge trifle bowl and I could probably finish it by tonight! I like to add a splash of rosewater too!

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      Melissa Belanger
      September 4, 2015 at 12:49 pm

      That’s a fantastic idea. I’ve never tried it, but I’m totally going to now. Thanks for the idea 🙂

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    September 2, 2015 at 6:06 pm

    Your pictures always look so beautiful and delicious. I think the virtual baby shower was a big success! Hope everyone is enjoying the recipes as much as I am!!

    • Reply
      Melissa Belanger
      September 4, 2015 at 12:49 pm

      Thanks! I know I definitely am!

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    September 2, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    This fruit salad looks incredible, and since I’m not pregnant, a splash of rum wouldn’t hurt either would it? haha I want to just dive into that bowl! Pinned. 🙂

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      Melissa Belanger
      September 4, 2015 at 12:54 pm

      No way! Rum definitely wouldn’t hurt!

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    Sandra @ Heavenly Home Cooking
    September 2, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    This looks amazing! I’m not pregnant, but I’m looking forward to trying this. Fruit is always good anytime, pregnant or not. 🙂

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    Rachel @the dessert chronicles
    September 3, 2015 at 10:36 am

    This dish is so much fun! I am so making this for my labor day BBQ this weekend. Also, just discovered your blog and I am a huge fan. Can’t wait to start following and see what you make!

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    Jessica @ Jessica in the Kitchen
    September 3, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    LOVE the colours in this fruit salad! And mojito? Sign me up! Thanks for organising such a great baby shower Melissa!

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