Fresh Salsa Recipes: Fiesta Salsa -Perfect Update to Salsa and Chips

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Update Your Salsa with Fiesta Salsa! Fresh Salsa Recipes with Avocado!

Who doesn’t like chips and dip? How does a salsa makeover sound to you and I have great fresh salsa recipes.  In fact, I will update your favorite salsa with avocado! Fiesta Salsa from Eating Well To Fight Arthritis cookbook is a fresh salsa with avocado, corn and a few other ingredients. Also, it is an easy diabetic recipe to put on your diabetes diet! So easy to throw together and everyone thinks you made a gourmet appetizer! Color equals nutrition! These blasts of colors create a favorite in my home. I love avocados.

Salsa with Avocado and Garden Ingredients

With the tomatoes, corn, green chilies and green onions, you have a quick salsa recipe.  My family requests this healthy easy recipe and there’s never any leftovers. This simple salsa recipe is a great way to enjoy chips and dip. Perfect to serve for game days, holidays or for an afternoon snack. Yes, you are eating healthy!


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Fiesta Salsa Tops Fresh Salsa Recipes! I Love Salsa with Avocado!

Fiesta Salsa, one of my favorite fresh salsa recipes, doubles as a condiment.   Also, this recipe makes a great snack or salad. Try serving with chicken or fish as a side salad. Easy to make and great versatility! Sometimes you need a quick fresh dip with minimal preparation.  Pick up these few ingredients.  You truly whip up my favorite fresh tomato salsa recipe in minutes. I am an avocado addict so I included avocado in my salsa recipe! I think it makes the recipe.

Fiesta Salsa from Eating Well To Fight Arthritis cookbook 

This fresh tomato salsa recipe makes a quick refreshing snack and also is an easy diabetic recipe. Just a few ingredients with a burst of lime. This salsa goes well with any meal. It’s so quick to make.

Makes 20 (1/4-cup) servings

2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and chopped
1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered, or grape tomatoes, halved
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chilies, drained
1 bunch green onions, chopped
3 tablespoons lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste

1. In large bowl, carefully combine all ingredients.

Terrific Tidbit: Mash leftover avocado with lemon or lime juice and this helps with discoloration. Use the ratio of 1/2 teaspoon per half mashed avocado. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 42, Protein (g) 1, Carbohydrate (g) 5, Fat (g) 2, Calories from Fat (%) 46, Saturated Fat (g) 0, Dietary Fiber 2 (g), Cholesterol (mg) 0, Sodium (mg) 26, Total Sugars (g) 1, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

SHOP: Serve Dips in Fondue Pot to Keep Warm

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Chili Con Queso Makes Another Simple Healthy Dip and Chips Recipe!
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Another out-of-this-world classic appetizer is my Chili Con Queso from KITCHEN 101. No Velveeta cheese but still with rich, cheesy taste! A great dip! There’s easy ways to serve a warm dip. Serve dips in a fondue pot or slow cooker. Fix and forget it! That’s my style of serving. Try my great healthy easy appetizers on my healthy food blog. Start cooking trim and terrific with me! See you in the kitchen! Oh, and don’t forget about the Ham and Cheese Sliders from KITCHEN 101 also!

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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