Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Stained Glass Fruit Salad

Last weekend our close friends Kevin and Jennifer came for an 
overnight visit.  Their daughter Kenzie was in a dance competition 
here in town.  (They won 2nd place by the way!)  

Our families have a long friendship that started a couple of months 
after our daughter came home from Korea.  Both our families attended 
our adoption agencies Fall Festival that October 2000 and while Bay 
had come home in August, Kenzie hadn't come home yet.  Jennifer's 
mom Gayle approached us and told us that Bay looked a lot like their 
daughter still in Korea.  She wanted us to go over and meet them.  
Well......we have been close friends ever since.  

Here's an old  pic of Jennifer, Kenzie and Bay and me........

and our girls now.............

Anyway............on Sunday morning Jimmy and I made them our 
Garlicky Parmesan Egg and Steak Biscuits and this fruit salad to 
go with it.  It was a big hit!  The nicest thing is that it's so easy to 
prepare and stays fresh for a couple of days.  The secret ingredient
is peach pie filling.  The pie filling coats all the other fruits and 
makes a sauce that's just sweet enough but not too sweet,  Easy 

Stained Glass Fruit Salad

(printable copy) 

1 (16 oz) bag frozen strawberries, halved
1 (16 oz) can pineapple chunks, drained
1 (11 oz) can mandarin oranges, drained
1 (20 oz) can peach pie filling
3 bananas, sliced

Mix all ingredients together and chill.

We had so much fun last weekend!  I really enjoy planning meals 
and cooking for my friends.  I'm already getting another menu together 
for next months visit!!!!  

I love you guys!!!!!!  <3


  1. That looks beautiful AND delicious! Yum :)

  2. Such cute pictures of the girls! The fruit salad is pretty and shiny like stained glass!

  3. Followed you from the bloghop, hope you can follow back at Underway: Shift Colors, thanks!

  4. Returning the follow! I always love new recipes!

  5. This looks sooo good. I can't wait to try it next week!

    New follower from Blog Hop Thursday. If you get a chance, check out our mayheim sometime:)

    Have a great weekend

  6. yum! the steak biscuits and garlic parm eggs sound delicious. and the fruit looks like the perfect compliment!

    your girls are so big! it goes by fast. can't believe my oldest is already 3-1/2!!!

  7. Hi,
    Coming to you from the blog hop. I am happy to be your newest follower. If you want to follow me back you can at

  8. I can vouche for this recipe, it was so good! Thanks for all the delicious food Miss Mika, you totally have to open a Bed and Breakfast. Love you bunches,

  9. Thanks for stopping by Emma's Lunch! I love that recipe!

  10. Looks delicious!
    Following from Time4mommy follow

  11. Wow, thanks for all the great recipes!! Can't wait to try some!! Following from The Middle Matters a Mid-week Blog Hop!


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