Fall Fruits and Arugula Salad

Article written and reviewed by Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM
Published October 14, 2018

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One of the best parts about the Fall season is the fruit: crisp apples, juicy oranges, and pomegranates that are perfectly sweet and tart. This colorful fruit salad is easy to make, yet so beautiful and bursting with flavor. Recipe and photo by Robby Barbaro (@mindfuldiabeticrobby).

Yields1 ServingCategory, ,
Prep Time5 mins

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 1 apple, sliced
 3 strawberries, halved
 1 orange, sliced
 ½ pomegranate
 1 red bell pepper, sliced
 ¼ cup purple cabbage, chopped
 5 oz arugula

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1

Slice the apple, orange, bell pepper, purple cabbage, and strawberries. Slice the pomegranate in half and remove the arils.

2

Place the arugula in a large bowl.

3

Top the arugula with the apple, orange, bell pepper, pomegranate arils, strawberries, and cabbage.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 full recipe

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 400
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g7%
Total Carbohydrate 91g31%
Dietary Fiber 21g84%
Protein 10g20%

Vitamin A 180%
Vitamin C 621%
Calcium 34%
Iron 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Ingredients

 1 apple, sliced
 3 strawberries, halved
 1 orange, sliced
 ½ pomegranate
 1 red bell pepper, sliced
 ¼ cup purple cabbage, chopped
 5 oz arugula

Directions

1

Slice the apple, orange, bell pepper, purple cabbage, and strawberries. Slice the pomegranate in half and remove the arils.

2

Place the arugula in a large bowl.

3

Top the arugula with the apple, orange, bell pepper, pomegranate arils, strawberries, and cabbage.

Fall Fruits and Arugula Salad

About the author 

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM

Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM is the Digital Content Manager at Mastering Diabetes. She holds a Doctorate degree in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology & Anthropology from Hendrix College, and Certification in Plant-Based Nutrition through eCornell. Jamie has been enjoying a plant-based lifestyle since 1999. In addition to writing at Mastering Diabetes, she teaches continuing education courses to other health professionals on the science behind a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food lifestyle for specific medical conditions.