Healthy Recipes

Stone Fruit Salad with Cherry Almond Dressing

Serves 6

Mildly sweet, nutty and creamy with a pleasing almond crunch, this dish makes a refreshing dessert, breakfast or brunch option.


1/2 cup roasted almond butter
1 (15-ounce) can pitted tart cherries packed in water, divided
1/4 cup half-and-half

1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 pounds peaches, plums, apricots, pluots, nectarines or apricots, halved and pitted
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted


Combine almond butter, 1 cup of the cherries, half-and-half, maple syrup and vanilla in a blender and process until smooth. Cut peaches, apricots, plums or pluots in 1/2-inch-thick slices. Arrange fruit on serving plates and drizzle with dressing. Top with additional cherries and sliced almonds.


Per serving (About 9.5oz/265g-wt.): 320 calories (160 from fat), 18g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 7g protein, 38g total carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 30g sugar), 5mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium

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