Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of all the fresh fruit options, and making a light and healthy fruit salad is one of the easiest ways to get all the best produce in one easy-to-eat place. It may seem as though there’s not much to a fruit salad other than tossing chopped fruit in a bowl, but a few simple tricks transform it into something both enticing to the eye and pleasing to the palate. Giving your dish more flavor, adding a sweet twist, or creating a fresh crunch are all easy to do if you know these simple hacks. From picking fruit with the same level of ripeness to spritzing fruit with lemon juice, these 10 tricks will help you make better fruit salads all year round. Enjoy!
— Additional reporting by Lauren Harano