Are you thinking of a gift that you can give to anyone on any occasion and most importantly budget friendly? A fruit basket is your best choice because it is both delicious and healthy. You may want to consider creating and designing your own to save your hard-earned cash. If you are making your own fruit basket, it should definitely contain fruits. In order to increase the fruit basket, consider these popular options:
Apples: From Snow white to an ordinary human being, this fruit is truly a basket favorite and also one of the most popular among the health conscious. Apple has rich phyto-nutrients and it contains anti-oxidants which is indispensable for optimal health, truly justifying the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Apples have a long shelf-life, so you won’t have to worry about the fruit inside the basket arriving spoiled or crush.
Banana: One of the high calorie tropical fruits which contains good amounts of health benefiting anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins. Most of the fruit baskets such as those sold by NaturalsOnly on Amazon are elegantly designed with a banana holder which is perfect for fruit storage and for preventing bruises.
Pears: Another fruit basket favorite that is definitely delicious and crunchy in nature. Pears are a good source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins which is necessary for optimum health. Unlike apples, it is more delicate which requires a bit more protection when in transit.
Citrus: Oranges, grapefruits, nectarines and tangerines are some of the most popular citrus fruits that most individuals love. They have long valued for high nutritional content because of their abundance in vitamins, antioxidants, minerals and have proven many health benefits. However, citrus fruits mainly oranges and grapefruits are large and heavy, so consider if you need to add these juicy delights and choose the right size of the basket which can handle these fruits.
Pineapples: One of the most expensive and popular fruits are fresh pineapples. They are low in calories and contain no saturated fat or cholesterol and it is also a rich source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. This may occupy a large space depending on its size on your fruit basket.
Grapes and Berries: These fruits are more delicate in nature; you might need to reconsider adding these on your fruit basket because of its shelf life. But you can count on its nutritional properties as it contains antioxidants that help your body fight oxidative stress caused by free radicals that can lead to illness.
Fruit baskets make a great gift for newlyweds and new homeowners, so make use of this list of fruits you might want to include in your fruit basket to increase its size. Remember to eat them while they are fresh to get maximum nutrient benefits that are essential for optimum health. Otherwise, keep them in the refrigerator where they will remain fresh for a few days.