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30 Fruit-Forward Recipes That Are Gluten-Free

Don't sacrifice your favorite flavors because of your diet! These fruit-forward recipes are as pretty as they are delicious (and totally gluten-free).

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Berry Smoothie Bowl

We turned one of our favorite smoothies into a smoothie bowl and topped it with even more fresh fruit and a few toasted almonds for a little crunch. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana PopsTaste of Home

Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana Pops

These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You'll love the hint of tropical flavor, thanks to the coconut milk. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Peach Mango Caprese SaladTaste of Home

Peach Mango Caprese Salad

Summer in the Midwest offers a bounty of fresh produce. I wanted to come up with something new from the harvest, and this bright, flavorful salad is the refreshing end result. —Richard A Robinson, Park Forest, Illinois

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Gluten-Free Fig CookiesTaste of Home

Gluten-Free Fig Cookies

These special cookies definitely don’t taste gluten-free. For added appeal, I soak the figs overnight in a mixture of port and pomegranate juice. Twinkle30 - Tasteofhome.com community

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Strawberry Banana Yogurt SmoothieTaste of Home

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie

Frozen berries and fruit keep these frosty smoothies extra thick, sent by Christy Adkins of Martinez, Georgia. Best of all, the recipe is a great way to use up that last banana.

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Festive Cranberry Fruit SaladTaste of Home

Festive Cranberry Fruit Salad

This fruit salad is a tradition on my Christmas table. It goes together quickly, which is a plus on such a busy day. —Rousheen Arel Wolf, Delta Junction, Alaska

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Strawberry VinaigretteTaste of Home

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Pair this sweet and tart strawberry vinaigrette dressing with any salad for a fresh twist for summer. —Carolyn McMunn, San Angelo, Texas

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Grilled Chicken Salad with Blueberry VinaigretteTaste of Home

Grilled Chicken Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette

We love adding grilled chicken to our salads in the summer, but the real star here is the vinaigrette made with blueberry preserves and maple syrup. It goes great with a fresh baguette and a frosty glass of minted lemonade. —Susan Gauthier, Falmouth, Maine

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Gluten-Free Banana Coffee CakeTaste of Home

Gluten-Free Banana Coffee Cake

I created this gluten-free coffee cake for people on special diets. Those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs or wheat, or avoiding gluten can all enjoy this delicious treat. —Pam Kaiser, Mansfield, Missouri

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Mint Watermelon SaladTaste of Home

Mint Watermelon Salad

I invented this refreshing fruit salad one sultry afternoon while my friends were gathered around my pool. It was quick and easy to prepare and disappeared from their plates even quicker. Even the kids loved it! —Antoinette DuBeck, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

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Berry SmoothieTaste of Home

Berry Smoothie

This thick berry smoothie is healthy, quick to fix and delicious. It's perfect for my busy teenage boys to enjoy before getting to school. —Patricia Mahoney, Presque Isle, Maine

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Grilled Stone Fruits with Balsamic SyrupTaste of Home

Grilled Stone Fruits with Balsamic Syrup

Get ready to experience another side of stone fruits. Hot off the rack, these grilled nectarines practically melt in your mouth. —Sonya Labbe, West Hollywood, California

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Spicy Pickled GrapesTaste of Home

Spicy Pickled Grapes

I love sweet and spicy flavors, so I created these pickled grapes. They are excellent as an appetizer, a sneaky addition to salads or a topper in your favorite Bloody Mary. —Carla Hinkle, Memphis, Tennessee

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Raspberry VinaigretteTaste of Home

Raspberry Vinaigrette

Debbie's salad dressing recipe—combined, as she suggests, with her Raspberry Vinegar (see "Recipe Finder") —can also be taken to your next church potluck or neighborhood gathering, or simply served to your family. Wherever it goes, it's tangy taste is sure to please.

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Watermelon SherbetTaste of Home

Watermelon Sherbet

My family has been harvesting watermelons for generations. Our church group often serves this refreshing treat at the town's watermelon festival.—Lisa McAdoo, Rush Springs, Oklahoma

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Orange-Pistachio Quinoa SaladTaste of Home

Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad

Add this fresh and healthy salad to your holiday spread. Its citrusy, nutty taste is simply delicious. —Jean Greenfield, San Anselmo, California

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Sunrise PopsTaste of Home

Sunrise Pops

Bright, beautiful, cool, refreshing, sweet, delicious and wholesome—what's there not to like in these homemade pops?—Colleen Ludovice, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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Just Peachy Pork TenderloinTaste of Home

Just Peachy Pork Tenderloin

I had a pork tenderloin and ripe peaches that begged to be put together. The results proved irresistible! This fresh entree tastes like summer. —Julia Gosliga, Addison, Vermont

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Color It Ruby SaladTaste of Home

Color It Ruby Salad

Just looking at this bright red salad cheers me up—and then I get to taste it! For garnish, sprinkle on fresh chives and mild white cheese. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

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Apple & Sweet Pepper RelishTaste of Home

Apple & Sweet Pepper Relish

Before you turn your apples into cobbler or pie, consider this unique relish. On burgers, brats or served along side pork, this sweet and savory condiment will be a game-changer at your next cookout. —Janette Schulz, McDonough, Georgia

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Strawberry GelatoTaste of Home

Strawberry Gelato

You'll love this smooth and creamy gelato with bright strawberry flavor and just a hint of sea salt and honey. —Shelly Bevington, Hermiston, Oregon

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Fruity Orange DreamTaste of Home

Fruity Orange Dream

I learned this recipe from a fellow teacher when I was living in West Virginia. It's a standout for a morning party, since it's even better when made the night before, so the flavors have time to mix. Plus, kids love it—it tastes like a Creamsicle in a bowl! —Georgeanna Wellings, Dacula, Georgia

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Rhubarb Fool with StrawberriesTaste of Home

Rhubarb Fool with Strawberries

A fool is a classic British and Irish dessert that's usually made with whipped cream and cooked fruit. Try my quick version with rhubarb and berries. —Cheryl Miller, Fort Collins, Colorado

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Fresh Fruit BowlTaste of Home

Fresh Fruit Bowl

The glorious colors used here make this a great summer fruit bowl. Slightly sweet and chilled, it makes a nice accompaniment to a grilled entree. —Marlon Kirst, Troy, Michigan

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Berries with Vanilla CustardTaste of Home

Berries with Vanilla Custard

What a simple, delectable way to enjoy fresh raspberries. For a change, also try the custard with strawberries or peaches. —Sarah C. Vasques, Milford, New Hampshire

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Smoky & Sweet Strawberry Chipotle JamTaste of Home

Smoky & Sweet Strawberry Chipotle Jam

Strawberries and chipotle give this jam a sweet, spicy kick. After a week it becomes like a thick sauce, so we use it to baste chicken, beef ribs and pork. —Redawna Kalynchuk, Barrhead, Alberta

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Quick Mango SorbetTaste of Home

Quick Mango Sorbet

Last summer, I decided to try my hand at making a passion fruit and mango sorbet. But fresh fruits require more prep and are difficult to find ripened at the same time. So I experimented using frozen fruit and juice, and voila! Both are readily available and inexpensive, too. —Carol Klein, Franklin Square, New York

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Chunky Mango GuacamoleTaste of Home

Chunky Mango Guacamole

When serving a crowd, double or quadruple this guacamole. The onion, tomato and mango can be chopped in advance. Add avocado just before serving. —Diana Nienberg, McComb, Ohio

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Spiced Cran-Apple and Grape ConserveTaste of Home

Spiced Cran-Apple and Grape Conserve

Faced with an abundance of grapes from my garden, I wound up using them in various ways. This conserve was an afterthought, but I received so many great compliments from family and friends that I made sure to write down the recipe. I served it with crackers and Brie cheese, but it would be great with pork, chicken, ham and cheesecake, too. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido, California

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Raspberry Sorbet for TwoTaste of Home

Raspberry Sorbet for Two

You won't believe that you made this refreshing, fruity sorbet yourself! Our Test Kitchen came up with this healthy freezer fare that will satisfy even your sweetest tooth.