Have you ever embarked on a quest, not for the Holy Grail or the Fountain of Youth, but for the perfect piece of fruit? Sounds silly, right? But here’s the truth: life is just too short for bland bananas and mealy apples. It’s time we celebrate the unsung heroes sitting in our fruit bowls. So buckle up, my friends, as we embark on this quirky journey through my all-time favorite fruits, the ones that have outshined all others in their magnificent dance of flavors, aromas, and textures. Will your favorite make the cut? Only one way to find out!

  1. Mango
  2. Avocado (nerd alert, it’s a fruit. )
  3. Nectarine
  4. Watermelon
  5. Strawberries 
  6. Honey-crisp Apple
  7. Grapes
  8. Orange / Tangerines (tie)
  9. Banana
  10. Lemons / Limes
  11. Tomato (oh yeah… also a fruit. )
  12. Peach
  13. Plumb
  14. Honeydew 
  15. Pear
  16. Grapefruit

Stephen Boudreau serves as VP of Brand & Community at Virtuous Software. For over two decades, he has helped nonprofits leverage the digital space to grow their impact. To that end, Stephen co-founded RaiseDonors, a platform that provides nonprofits with technology and experiences that remove barriers to successful online fundraising. He is an avid (but aging) soccer player, audiobook enthusiast, and the heavily-disputed UNO champion of his household.

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