May 18, 2019

Simple Summer Veg n Fruit Salad | GF and Vegan dishes

My little one has brought her learning into the kitchen with small strides and started to make small salads for dinner. I have given her a blunt knife and she diligently cuts them into salads for dinner often, with odd shapes. I told her this was a zero cook theme (something she's familiar as they have a lot of activities at school too with no-fire cooking), so she chose to make and arrange this simple summer salad. 

Only the coriander garnish was my idea, so it feels pretty nice to have the girls contribute to small dishes on the blog. Hopefully when they grow up, they will read about these memories which make me feel so blessed. 

GF and Vegan Simple Summer Salad

Prep time - My little one took about 20 mins to cut, but an adult can prep this in under 5-7 mins , 
No cook, serves - 2

What you need:
Fruits - I used cored and cubed apples, pineapple
Veggies - I used Cucumber, carrot, tomato
Salt, pepper, lemon juice - to taste
Garnish - Chopped coriander leaves, Chaat Masala

How to:
Cut into cubes, add seasoning (salt, pepper, lemon juice). Chill it for at least an hour. Top with garnish and serve immediately.

Sending this to Blogging Marathon BM # 100 under No cook dishes and Valli's Kid’s Delight event hosted by Ritu. 


  1. It’s great that your kids are involved in the meal preparation. she would definitely be happy and proud to see her creations featured in your blog!

  2. Looks like nowadays many schools have cooking activities or classes at school. My nephew also picked cooking as one of the school activities a year or 2 ago. She must be thrilled to see her recipe on the blog

  3. I love the idea of no cook implemented by kids themselves . Kudos kids could make it happen .
    I had the plan to do that with my grandkid’s but all we could do was some cookie baking !

  4. Wow! kudos to your kiddo. I love when the kids put in their little hands to work in the kitchen. Though they might be simple recipes, the sentiment is important. Love it.

  5. It is such a delightful experience when kids help us in the kitchen. The summer salad with fruits and veggies is such a wonderful treat this time of the year.

  6. This is a such a healthy treat for kids and it looks so colorful.Its great that your kids are involved in making this salad,

  7. Lovely colorful salad with fruits and vegetables. very healthy and nutritious one.

  8. Really fantastic that your kids get involved. I am sure they would love reading these posts after growing up!

  9. Thoughts and sentiments count and your kids surely are collecting nostalgic memories. I would love to have that fruit - veg salad anytime.


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