It’s STRAWBERRY SEASON!
Enjoy the blessings of the early Summer season and visit a strawberry farm! Pick some berries and have fun making this delicious, healthy Strawberry Summer Salsa. Pack in the Vitamin C and antioxidants and boost your summer wellness at your next picnic or BBQ! this recipe adds a drop (or 2) of pure orange or citrus fresh ESSENTIAL oils to add a BURST of goodness.
Serve with natural blue corn chips for a punch of colour! Add to a fresh pile of micro-greens for a tasty, refreshing side salad, or dice in some BBQ chicken to kick up the protein. Goes well with a grilled steak too. Add as a garnish on a fresh hamburger and pair with a nice melted light cheese like buffalo mozzarella … JUST. STOP. THERE. with all this Summer tastiness.
Summer Strawberry Salsa
2 cups fresh picked, diced strawberries
2 cups fresh, diced watermelon – diced in small cubes
1 cup diced mango (if desired) or replace with diced roma tomato for a different taste
1 tsp. red wine or rice vinegar
1/2 cup slivered radish
1 jalepeño (seeded and chopped fine)
1/2 cup chopped baby green onion (tender) or scallions
1 lime – juiced and zest
fresh chopped cilantro – as desired
*1 drop (as desired) Young Living Essential Oil – ORANGE or CITRUS Fresh
Squeeze lime, add a bit of fresh grated zest, with the vinegar and ORANGE/CITRUS Essential oil and whisk gently.
Add fruit, jalepeño and veggie ingredients (from above) and blend in fresh cilantro. Coat the fruit well with the oil/vinegar dressing and toss well. Chill and let flavours blend together. Serve as desired.