Fresh Summer Fruit Salad with Basil Syrup

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn to half
1/4 cup (blonde) coconut palm sugar or organic cane sugar
1/2 cup water
2 cups strawberries, hulled and quartered or halved depending
on the size
4 kiwi fruits, peeled and sliced
4 oranges, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup dried goji berries
Fresh basil or mint leaves for garnish (optional)Directions
Over medium heat, in a small pot, mix the basil, sugar and
water. When it boils, turn down the heat to low and simmer
for 10 to 15 minutes or until it reaches a syrupy

Discard the basil and transfer the syrup to a small bowl or
jar if you are storing it. Let it cool. Refrigerate if you
are not using it immediately.

In a small bowl, mix the goji berries, 3 tablespoons of the
basil syrup and 3 tablespoons of water to soften them.

In four indiividual bowls, distribute the fruits and softened
goji berries.

Sweeten with the basil syrup.

Garnish with basil or mint leaves.Nutrition Facts
Yields: 6 servings
Serving Size: 3/4 cup
Calories: 128
Total Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 2 mg
Carbohydrates: 32 g
Dietary Fiber: 5 g
Sugars: 25 g
Protein: 2 gSmartPoints value : 7

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