Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalapeno’ Salsa

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Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa

Ladies and gentlemen I do believe it’s safe to say that my seriously drawn out, mind numbing, infuriatingly long lived, manky little sinus infection has well and truly left the building ← insert seriously dorky happy dancing and high fives for everyone!

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa - {Vegan, Gluten Free & Paleo Friendly} - www.betterwithcake.com

I am beyond happy about this, honestly, I was starting to think the day would never come. But at last it’s here, Im feeling a million times better and I could not be more thrilled!

Hallelujah!

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa

Now that I am feeling less like a walking zombie and more like my old self again it would appear that I have developed this outrageous craving for all things citrus.

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa - {Vegan, Gluten Free & Paleo Friendly} - www.betterwithcake.com

It’s kind of slightly out of control, but just between you and me, I kinda like it.

Maybe it’s my subconscious attempt to bring a little summer back into my life because baby it’s cooolllllddddd outside!

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa

Or, maybe it’s my body’s way of trying to stock pile all of that precious vitamin C in an attempt to prevent any further colds/flus!

Either way I’m totally ok with it.

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa - {Vegan, Gluten Free & Paleo Friendly} - www.betterwithcake.com

Especially if it means I get to eat my bodyweight in this all natural, quick and easy, light, fresh, citrusy sweet, healthy, homemade pineapple-jalapeno salsa!

Oh my deliciousness, seriously you guys are going to love, love, love this!

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa - {Vegan, Gluten Free & Paleo Friendly} - www.betterwithcake.com

Succulent, juicy, citrusy-sweet chunks of pineapple are combined with some finely sliced, spanish onion, a generous sprinkling of fresh coriander (cilantro), a cheeky squeeze of fresh lime and a little kick of heat from one finely chopped jalapeño pepper.

It’s light, fresh, citrusy sweet with a cheeky little hit of heat – a total flavour bomb that also happens to be naturally vegan, gluten free and paleo friendly and it could not be easier to make.

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa

Simply chop up your ingredients, throw them in a bowl, give it a little stir and boomshakalocka, welcome to flavour town!

Eat it straight up by the spoonful, throw it on a burger, add it to your favourite salad or just grab a big ol’ bag of corn chips and go to town!

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa

Light, fresh, salty, sweet and simply divine!

Oh and for my American friends – this salsa would be the perfect addition to your fourth of july festive feasting. Just switch the green chilli for red, throw in a handful of blueberries and there you have your red, white and blue baby!

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa - {Vegan, Gluten Free & Paleo Friendly} - www.betterwithcake.com

Yes. yes, just yes!

All natural, quick and easy, light, fresh, citrusy-sweet, healthy, homemade pineapple-jalapeno’ salsa for everyone!

Make it. Eat it. Love, love, love it.

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno' Salsa

Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalepeno’ Salsa
Makes approx 2 cups of light, fresh, citrusy-sweet pineapple salsa with a cheeky little kick

Ingredients –

1 cup of finely chopped pineapple – preferably fresh but canned will work too

1 small red (spanish) onion very finely chopped

1 green jalapeño chilli pepper finely chopped – more or less to taste with or without seeds depending on how feisty you like your salsa

1/4 cup of coriander (cilantro) finely chopped

A squeeze of fresh lime juice – approx 1 tsp

Salt and pepper to taste

Method –

1 – Place all ingredients into a small bowl and stir to combine.

2 – Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

3 –  Store in an air tight container in the fridge until you’re ready to devour serve – should keep well for up to 1 week but, mine has never lasted that long 😉

4 – Serve it with your favourite salad, or on top of your favourite burger, or with chicken, fish, steak, tempeh, tofu,  or simply straight up by the spoonful or just grab a big ol’ bag of your favourite corn chips and go to town baby.

Enjoy xoxo

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Question of the day –

Are you fellow fruity salsa lover? What’s your fave flavour combination? Tell me, tell me . . . details please

Feel free to share recipes or leave links to recipes in the comments below and if you make this recipe make sure you snap a pic and share it either on the Facebook page or tag me on Instagram or twitter – sharing is caring people 🙂

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2 Comments on Healthy, Homemade Pineapple-Jalapeno’ Salsa

  1. Karly
    July 7, 2015 at 2:32 am (2 years ago)

    This looks fabulous! I need to make a batch ASAP! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

    Reply
    • Emma
      July 7, 2015 at 3:33 am (2 years ago)

      Thanks so much Karly and thanks for hosting xo

      Reply

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