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Healthy Ambrosia Salad

Take out all of the processed junk and sugar from regular ambrosia salad, and you'll get this Healthy Ambrosia Salad, which is made with fresh fruit, honey and coconut milk!
Course Dessert, Sweet Thangs
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 -10
Author Brewing Happiness


  • 2 cups mandarin orange slices, freshly peeled
  • 2 cups red grapes, halved or whole
  • 2 cups pineapple, diced
  • 2 cups frozen cherries, thawed, rinsed, and drained
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 2 cans full fat coconut milk, refrigerated overnight
  • 1/4 cup honey (sub coconut nectar or agave nectar)
  • 2-3 teaspoons beet water (for color)


  1. Peel, slice, and dice your fruit. Set aside.
  2. Open your cans of refrigerated coconut milk from the bottom, and drain any liquid. Then scoop out the hardened coconut milk into a bowl, add in your honey and beet water, and mix with a hand mixer or standing mixer until it is smooth.
  3. Fold in your drained fruit and coconut flakes to the coconut cream mixture until everything is evenly covered.
  4. Refrigerate for 20-30 minutes before serving.
  5. EAT UP.