Tropical Sunrise Fruit Salad with Coconut Chia Cream

Layers of your favorite fruits from paradise and a creamy topping for a healthy and fun breakfast, snack or dessert.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword fruit salad recipe, kid friendly snacks, summer recipes, tropical fruit salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 178kcal
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips


  • 13 oz light coconut milk
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar honey, or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 large bananas
  • 2 cups chopped pineapple
  • 2 mangoes chopped
  • 2 large oranges
  • 2 cups chopped strawberries


  • In a small bowl, stir together the coconut milk, powdered sugar or honey, vanilla, and chia seeds, and set aside in the refrigerator for at least a half hour (you can do this before you start cutting the fruit, or even the night before).
  • Divide the chopped banana between eight glasses or bowls. Follow with the pineapple, mango, oranges, and strawberries.
  • Divide the coconut chia cream between the eight dishes, gently laying on top of the fruit.
  • Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Can be prepared the night before.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 395mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 83.3mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 0.9mg