It’s fruit season! As enjoyable as it is to munch on a whole apple, sometimes you want to dress up your fruit a bit; but just a bit. This is the absolute simplest recipe I know, including oatmeal. If you aren’t pitting cherries for your fruit salad, as I did this morning, it can even be thrown together as you head out the door to a barbecue! Here’s what you’ll need:
- 8 or 9 cups of fresh fruit in bite-size pieces (I used 2 bananas, 2 large pears, and 3 cups of halved cherries today, but other fruits that have worked well are pineapple, grapes, strawberries, apples, honeydew and cantaloupe.)
- a scant cup (or about half a small can) of coconut milk
- a liberal sprinkling of cinnamon
- 1 tsp real maple syrup as sweetener, use a bit more or less to taste
Put everything in a large bowl and stir to combine. Serve right away or refrigerate covered, and stir again just before serving.