Homemade Salsa

 

Who doesn’t love the salsa at Mexican restaurants?! We do! And if you’re like many, you have chips at home with not-so-healthy dips.  Why not swap them for this scrumptious salsa that just happens to give your body and skin a beautifying boost?

And if you’re looking for some other of our great dips check out these lil’ doo-woops! Skinny Artichoke Dip,  Red Pepper Hummus, and  Blueberry & Corn Salsa

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Great news–salsa is packed with tons of antioxidants that help to protect your body from damage and keep you healthy so that your energy is revved and your immune system is in top shape.

Plus, this homemade salsa is the ultimate skin rejuvenation secret sauce. 🙂

Here’s why:

Tomatoes are packed with Vitamin C to keeps skin youthful and elastic by aiding in collagen formation.  They’ve got beta-carotene which helps give a healthy glow and hue while protecting skin from sun damage.  Tomatoes are packed with antioxidants to guard against premature aging by helping to prevent cell damage. They mop up free radicals, including those caused by pollution and other environmental toxins, stress, and the sun.  And tomatoes are water and potassium-rich so they keep skin hydrated and restore fluid balance so it doesn’t look wrinkled and withered.

Load up on tomatoes to help fight age spots, wrinkles, and blemishes.  An easy way to do it? Our delish Homemade Salsa!

 

And lucky for all of us–our recipe is a great way to make that restaurant-style salsa goodness at home… and there’s a BONUS—it’s super affordable too!

 

Homemade Salsa:

  • 6 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 Jalapenos, seeded, skinned (or more for extra spice)
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Juice from one lime
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt to taste

If you don’t have chips for dipping—then good for you! This is great for dipping veggies, adding to top salads and with beans. YUM! What will you do with this salsa?

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