Yellow Fruits ⋆ 100 Days of Real Food

Fruits come in a rainbow of colors, but today we’re celebrating the sunshine ones! Yellow fruits aren’t just pretty to look at, they’re also packed with vitamins and other good stuff to keep you healthy and strong. Let’s take a bite-sized tour of some yummy yellow fruits, both familiar and fun to try!

This post also contains our favorite recipes made with yellow fruits. From mini banana muffins to mango fruit roll ups, find your new favorite recipes!

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The Best Yellow Fruits

Let’s explore some of these delightful yellow treasures and discover just how yummy and beneficial they can be.


This breakfast champ is perfect on-the-go. It’s full of potassium, which helps your muscles work their best. Try these banana protein pancakes or this almond flour banana bread.

Yellow bananas.


The “king of fruits” for a reason! Mangoes are juicy and sweet, and loaded with vitamins to help you grow big and strong. We love this mango salsa and these blackened fish tacos with mango.

When it comes to yellow fruits, mangoes are one of our favorites!



This tropical treat is prickly on the outside, but yummy and refreshing on the inside. It’s also a great source of vitamin C, which helps fight off colds. For a savory option, try these pineapple pork tacos or these pineapple pork kabobs. For a sweeter option, try these pineapple coconut muffins or this pineapple smoothie!

Pineapple slices.

Golden Kiwi

Just like a regular kiwi, but golden! This fuzzy fruit is full of vitamin C and fiber, keeping you healthy inside and out.

Yellow kiwi fruit.

Yellow Apple

Don’t limit yourself to red! Yellow apples are crunchy and sweet, making them a perfect healthy snack. Learn about the different types of apples. They are one of the most commonly eaten yellow fruits.

Yellow apples.

Canary Melon

A burst of sunshine in fruit form! This melon is sweet, juicy, and perfect for a hot summer day.

Canary melon.

Golden Raspberry

These pretty yellow raspberries are a fun twist on the classic red ones. They’re sweet and delicate, perfect for adding to yogurt or cereal.


This small fruit looks like a fuzzy apricot and has a sweet, tangy flavor. Enjoy it fresh or make it into jam.


Yellow Pear

Surprise! Pears come in yellow too. They’re sweeter and juicier than green ones, and just as delicious.

Group of pears.

Yellow Watermelon

Believe it or not, watermelons can be yellow too! They taste just as sweet and refreshing as the red kind.


Yellow Dragon Fruit

This exotic fruit has white flesh with black seeds and a mild, sweet flavor. It’s fun to look at and delicious to eat!

Yellow dragon fruit.

Yellow Peaches

These sunny peaches are just as juicy and sweet as regular peaches, but with a sunshine-colored twist! Try our spicy peach chicken skillet and enjoy our peach sorbet for dessert!



This bright orange fruit has a soft, pudding-like texture and a sweet flavor.



The smooth-skinned cousin of peaches, nectarines can also be found in a delightful yellow variety. You will love this nectarine chicken stir fry. These are one of our favorite yellow fruits!


Yellow Guava

Guavas are small tropical fruits with a sweet and tangy flavor. Yellow guavas are even sweeter than the regular kind.


This bright yellow fruit is super sour, but its juice is perfect for adding a zing to your food and drinks. It’s also packed with vitamin C, a friend to your immune system. We love using lemon in recipes!

Try our lemon blueberry bread, lemon roasted chicken, whole wheat lemon raspberry muffins, and lemon ricotta pasta.

Sliced lemon.


A bit more bitter than an orange, grapefruit is still refreshing and good for you. Try our grapefruit avocado salad for an easy side dish or lunch!

Yellow grapefruit.


This giant citrus fruit is like a grapefruit’s bigger cousin. It has a thick rind and a sweet, tangy flavor.



This spiky fruit has a strong smell, but some people love its creamy texture and sweet flavor.



This egg-shaped fruit has a custard-like texture and a slightly sweet flavor. This is lesser known when it comes to yellow fruits.

Yellow Fig

Figs are usually purple, but they can also be yellow! They have a sweet and jammy flavor.


This tart fruit is usually cooked and made into jams or jellies.


Slice this star-shaped fruit and enjoy its sweet and tangy flavor.


Yellow Cherry

These cheerful yellow cherries are just as sweet and juicy as red ones.

Yellow Gooseberry

These tart little fruits are great for making jams and jellies. They are one of the most unique yellow fruits.


This citrus fruit is popular in Japan and has a strong, fragrant aroma.

Bahri Dates

These sticky dates are a good source of energy and have a sweet, caramel-like flavor.

Mirabelle Plum

These small, yellow plums are sweet and tart, perfect for eating fresh or making into jams.

Yellow Bell Peppers

Although technically a vegetable, yellow bell peppers have a sweet flavor and can be enjoyed in salads or cooked in stir-fries. Check out these different types of peppers.

Yellow peppers.

So next time you’re looking for a fruity pick-me-up, don’t forget the yellow fruits! They’re a delicious way to add sunshine and extra nutrients to your diet.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a small yellow fruit?

Small yellow fruits include bananas, lemons, and yellow cherries.

What is the yellow fruit that looks like an apple?

A quince can be yellow and resemble an apple.

What is the tiny yellow Mexican fruit?

This could be referring to the yellow variety of Mexican miniatures, or “Chiletepin,” which is sometimes yellow and very small.

What is a small sour yellow fruit?

A kumquat is a small sour yellow to orange fruit that can be eaten whole.

What is a yellow juicy fruit?

Yellow juicy fruits include pineapples, mangoes, and yellow peaches.

What yellow fruit is good for weight loss?

Grapefruit is a yellow citrus fruit often associated with weight loss due to its fiber content and low calories.

What is the most liked yellow fruit?

The banana is often considered one of the most popular and well-liked yellow fruits globally.

What tropical fruit is yellow?

Tropical yellow fruits include bananas, pineapples, mangoes, and passion fruits.

What is the healthiest yellow fruit?

While all fruits have health benefits, some of the healthiest yellow fruits include bananas, which are high in potassium, and lemons, which are high in vitamin C.

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