Rainbow Salsa To Celebrate Pride Week

Rainbow Salsa To Celebrate Pride Week

Written by: Lindsay Sibson

Well I see skies of blue… and I see clouds of white.

And I think to myself -

What a wonderful world!

Oh, somewhere over the rainbow, way up high -

And the dream that you dare to, why oh, why can't I?

Not only will you be seeing rainbows with this vibrant and colorful salsa, but it is also a DREAM for your overall health and wellness!

Check out the blooming benefits of Rainbow Salsa:

Health Benefits Of Rainbow Salsa

Tomato

  • Excellent source vitamin C, biotin, molybdenum and vitamin K
  • Good source of copper, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B6, folate, niacin, vitamin E and phosphorus
  • Contains an incredible amount of antioxidants

Peppers

  • Contain a compound called capsaicin
  • Help boost metabolism
  • Increase the burning of fat
  • Reduce appetite and calorie intake

Cilantro

  • Helps cleanse toxic metals from your body
  • Packed with antioxidants
  • Increases your energy and helps with weight loss

Black Beans

  • High protein and fiber content
  • Variety of phytonutrients (with antioxidant properties)
  • Iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper and zinc - helps build and maintain bone structure and strength

Avocado

  • Very nutritious and contain a wide variety of nutrients, including 20 vitamins and minerals
  • Soothe your intestines and help with digestion
  • Rich source of antioxidants: vitamin C and E boost the antioxidant properties of your body
  • High in potassium, which supports healthy blood pressure levels
  • Loaded with heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids

Onion

  • Helps improve immunity
    • The phytochemicals in onions along with their vitamin C
  • Onions contain chromium
    • Assists in regulating blood sugar

Lime Juice

  • Helps with the digestion of food
  • Protects your eyes from aging and infection
  • Rejuvenates skin
  • Prevents heart disease

How To Make Rainbow Salsa

Ingredients:

RED

  • 3 Roma tomatoes, cored and diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced

GREEN

  • 2 Jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 avocado, cubed

ORANGE

  • 1 orange bell pepper, cored and diced

YELLOW

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced

“BLUE”

  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed (15 ounces)

PURPLE

  • ⅔ cup chopped red onion

FLAVOR

  • 2 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, mix the tomatoes, jalapeno, avocado, bell peppers, beans, corn, cilantro and onion.
2. To make the flavoring: in a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt and cayenne.
  • Pour the juice into the large bowl of ingredients.
  • Toss until everything is combined.

You definitely won’t find me high above the chimney top if this Rainbow Salsa is in sight.

I’ll be delightfully digging into this dish!

Happy Pride Week, Fitlifers!

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About The Author

Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.




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