10 Healthy Grape Recipes for When You’re Craving a Touch of Sweet and Juicy

By Lisa Esile,

Sweet, bite-sized, and supremely munchable, grapes are a much-loved nibble straight out of the bag. But there’s so much more you can do with these plump, candy-like jewels. Grapes add sweet flavor and juicy texture, often in a deliciously unexpected way, to everything from salads to soups, cracker toppings, and more. Have you tried freezing them for a refreshing snack? Check out some of our favorite grape recipes today; you’ll be grape-ful you did! 

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Frozen Grapes with Chocolate Sauce in light gray bowls with a cup of tea on the left

Frozen Grapes with Chocolate Sauce

Kids and adults will enjoy this decadent combination of cool frozen grapes served with a delectable five-minute chocolate sauce. Use this recipe as a jumping-off point for other creations: Mix and match with other freezable fruits, such as strawberries, pineapple, and mango, and bookmark the chocolate sauce for other culinary adventures. As one commenter shares, “I made this to [to serve] over the Outrageously Healthy Brownies for dinner when we had company. Delicious!”

Grape and Fig Crackers Snacks

Grape and Fig Snacks

Fragrant with the best fall flavors, these tasty crackers feature an easy orange-infused homemade fig jam topped with fresh quartered grapes and a segment of orange. Serve atop crispbread or other oil-free whole grain crackers, and watch them go!

Mixed Fruit Soup

This cool and fruity soup, inspired by Chef Darshana’s childhood memories of India, features tantalizing chunks of fresh fruits, such as grape, banana, apple, kiwi, and blueberries, in a cinnamon-infused milky broth. Turmeric lends a golden hue, and a little maple syrup can be added at the end for extra sweetness. A fan writes, “Delicious, perfect for hot summer days.”

Baby Kale Salad with Farro, Grapes, and Oranges

In this stand-out salad, baby kale leaves and chewy farro perfectly pair with sweet grapes, tangy orange, and earthy walnut pieces. A drizzle of apple-balsamic vinaigrette kicks up the flavor for a fall-tastic dish that would work at any celebration dinner.
Rainbow Fruit Salad Platter with Citrus Drizzle

Rainbow Fruit Salad Platter with Citrus Drizzle

When it comes to a winning dish that everyone will enjoy, it’s hard to beat a good old fruit salad. This platter does one better with a colorful combination of fruits such as berries, grapes, watermelon, mango, and pineapple cut into bite-sized pieces and topped with a scrumptious citrus dressing. Lay the fruit over greens for a fancy presentation, or just serve the fruit in a bowl. As one fan perfectly puts it, “This is awesome—easy but has the best of everything.”

Couscous and Kale Breakfast Salad for Wordpress

Couscous and Kale Breakfast Salad

The finger-licking juiciness of grapes and peaches combine with the mild flavor of couscous in this tasty salad to deliver sweetness to every bite. Pumpkin seeds add an earthy crunch while finely chopped kale gives body. Serve at room temperature or chilled, and enjoy at any time of the day. If you don’t have peaches, replace them with other fruits such as blueberries, strawberries, plums, or kiwifruit. A commenter shares, “Wow, didn’t think I’d like as much as I did.”
Spicy Thai Cabbage and Rice Salad with Sweet Potatoes in a blue ceramic bowl with a metal fork on a gray tabletop

Spicy Thai Cabbage and Rice Salad with Sweet Potatoes

Calling all Thai fans who want to try something new! This wholesome salad combines traditional Thai flavors with a base of mashed sweet potato. Wild rice and brown rice add textural variety and oomph to the salad, while a cabbage slaw, softened with a tangy vinaigrette, offers crunch and loads of flavor. Finished with grape halves, fresh herbs, and a few peanuts, every bite is a sensational one. A reviewer shares, “I’m adding this to my list of favorite go-to salads. This is delicious! The lime in the dressing brings out all the flavors, and the textures are wonderful. I have made this three times now, and it comes out perfect every time.”
grape ice pops

Grape Ice Pops

Sweeten up a warm afternoon with these refreshing grape pops. With just one ingredient, they’re deliciously easy, too; just blend the grapes, pour them into molds, and freeze. If you don’t have popsicle molds, use paper cups instead. A reviewer writes, “My kids love these! They were better the second time because I blended them more, making them smoother. But they are nice and sweet with only one ingredient!!”
Grilled Summer Squash Pasta Salad on white plates with metal forks on top of white tile

Grilled Summer Squash Pasta Salad

This full-of-flavor pasta salad features three types of squash grilled to perfection. Licorice-scented fennel and briny olives offer a palate-pleasing tang, which is perfectly softened by sweet grapes and creamy butter beans. Drizzle with a zesty orange-infused balsamic vinegar dressing, and dig in!
apple slaw

Green Apple Coleslaw

A generous amount of thinly sliced apple adds juiciness to this cabbage slaw, making it instantly appealing. Grapes add sweetness, and a cashew-poppy seed dressing gives it a yummy creaminess. Don’t forget to season to taste: Sometimes, that’s all that stands between an OK salad and a great one! Serve with tacos or a hearty plant-based burger for a sure-to-please, family-friendly meal. No need to reach for the store-bought vegan mayo when you’ve got recipes like this around!

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