You can almost always find a fruit salad on menus in France. A fruit salad is the perfect example of a healthy dessert. If you normally don't serve dessert, consider this. Dessert is the third course in a meal; it doesn't have to be a rich or sugary option. The benefit of serving dessert is the it helps you serve enough food to satisfy everyone without having to cook something. When using fresh fruit that is in season, you can always make a delicious and healthy third course.