May 13, 2013

National Fruit Cocktail Day

"Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant, or a child in its mother's womb." - Jean Arp

It's National Fruit Cocktail Day!

Personally, I'm not the biggest fan of fruit cocktail (perhaps I would be if there was actual booze involved). It just conjures up bad memories of primary school lunches where one section of the blue, plastic tray contained watery, discolored chunks of fruit. But - and I think that this is INCREDIBLY smart marketing - the back of my can of fruit cocktail today suggests multiple different ways on how to enjoy it. One of their suggestions includes making a smoothie by taking a can of fruit cocktail and blending it with one cup of yogurt or ice cream and a cup or so of ice cubes.

Why couldn't they have served this in school instead?!

However you enjoy your fruit cocktail - whether as a smoothie, mixed with cottage cheese, in an ambrosia salad, or on it's own, I hope you have a....

Happy National Fruit Cocktail Day!