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Lavender and Basil Summer Fruit Salad

Lavender and Basil Summer Fruit Salad


  • 1 cup watermelon cubes
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 2 fresh peaches, diced
  • 1 cup grapes

For the Lavender-Basil Syrup (makes about 2 oz. of syrup):

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried lavender buds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Aristotle basil or finely minced sweet basil


  1. In a small saucepan, heat honey and lime juice over medium heat until combined. Allow to heat through for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add lavender buds and basil leaves. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, add watermelon, blueberries, peaches, and grapes. Pour the Lavender-Basil Syrup over the fruit and mix to coat. Keep refrigerated for up to 2 days.


  • Recipe and photo by Karman Meyer of The Nutrition Adventure.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 90 kcal cal., 0 g fat) (0 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 21 g sugar, 1 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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