Five Mouthwatering Ways To Use Summer Fruit

Sweet and savory recipes for edible fruit bowls.

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Cantaloupe

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


It seems like once summer rolls around, there are plenty of vibrant fruit options to inspire. At the height of entertaining season, getting a little creative with centerpieces and edible arrangements truly pays off in awe and photo ops. Here, five deliciously clever ways to make the most of your summer fruit. Take a look!

[updated May 21, 2017]

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Cantaloupe

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowls

  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • strawberries, halved
  • 2 tablespoons pistachios, roughly chopped
  • honey, to drizzle
  • mint leaves, for garnish

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Cantaloupe

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Directions
Slice the cantaloupe in half and scoop out the seeds from the center. Hollow out the center of each cantaloupe half to create more room for the filling.

Spoon the cottage cheese into each of the halves and top with the strawberries, mint, and pistachios. Drizzle the honey on top, and enjoy!

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Papaya

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Papaya Smoothie Bowls

  • 1 papaya, halved
  • 1 cup blueberry smoothie
  • 1 kiwi, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flakes
  • strawberries, halved
  • ½ banana, sliced
  • ½ cup black berries
  • mint leaves, for garnish

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Papaya

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Directions
Scoop out the seeds from each of the papaya halves, along with a bit of the filling - just enough to create a well for the smoothie filing. Once you’ve poured in the smoothie, gently top with the fruits and coconut flakes. Garnish with the mint leaves, and sprinkle on a pinch of chia seeds for added crunch!

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Pineapple

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Pineapple Party Bowls

  • 1 pineapple, halved
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 lime, sliced

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Salsa And Guacamole Pineapple

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Directions
Scoop out the pineapple filling (and perhaps use for a fruit salad or smoothie!), leaving a narrow bar in the center to separate the two sections. Spoon the guacamole into one side and the salsa in the other. Line the center with the limes and serve with a side of chips!

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Watermelon

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Watermelon Salad Bowls

  • 1 personal watermelon
  • ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • basil leaves, for garnish

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Watermelon

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Directions
Slice the watermelon in half and make a shallow nest in the center. Dice the leftover, scooped out watermelon and gently toss with the crumbled feta. Spoon the mixture back into the watermelon halves and garnish with the basil leaves, to serve.

Psst! We used up the leftover juice from the watermelon as a little dipping sauce for the side!

Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Pineapple

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Pineapple Ice Cream Bowls

  • 1 pineapple, halved
  • ice cream (we opted for black cherry and raspberry gelato flavors!)
  • mint leaves, for garnish

 Editble Bowls Made With Fruit Pineapple

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK


Directions
Scoop out the pineapple filling to create a hollow basin for the ice cream to sit in. Spoon generous scoops of ice cream into the pineapple shell and garnish with the mint. Get creative and bring in all sorts of fun toppings and garnishes!

Published on May 21, 2017 - 1:00pm EDT

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