Fruit Salad for Lazy Suppers

When I am home alone in the evening my first instinct is just to lounge around with my computer, let myself die of hunger until it is unbearable, and then just grab whatever is available.

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Tonight, I had a lot of fruit on hand, so I made myself a lazy fruit salad with bananas, strawberries and grapes. Very simple. So I decided to add a little bit of peanut butter, and my secret ingredient: Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean Paste.

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Oh my. This is incredible! It made my fruit salad taste like shortcake and rainbows and everything in between. Seriously, it adds so much flavour! This is what I have been using in my overnight oats as well. It adds a little bit of sweetness and a very intense vanilla flavour which is quite incredible. I really like how you can see the vanilla bits in the paste: this makes me feel very fancy and chef like! It is such a beautiful product for the same price as pure vanilla extract. Why not give it a try?

8 thoughts on “Fruit Salad for Lazy Suppers

  1. Healthy and Psyched says:

    Yummy!!! Shortcake and rainbows! This is definitely one to try! I love adding tahini to my fruit salad as well- it’s so creamy 🙂

    • The Lighthearted Kitchen says:

      Yes! It is available on amazon 🙂 I found mine at a “gourmet” grocery store where they sell a variety of olive oils and other cooking staples. I was glad that this was still in my price range 🙂 Let me know if you end up buying it: it is so amazing!

    • The Lighthearted Kitchen says:

      It is so much more tasty than other vanilla extracts I’ve tried. After checking, there are 20 calories per teaspoon. 🙂

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