Green Chili and Tomatillo Salsa

Salsa is probably one of my favorite foods to have on hand because I can cook with it! I love to bake chicken with it, add it to rice dishes, or just use it as a quick snack with lightly salted tortilla chips. This is a yummy green salsa that will have your taste buds going wild! Green Chili and Tomatillo Salsa Ingredients 1/2 bunch cilantro Juice and zest of 1 lime 1 can diced green chilies, 7 oz. 2 tomatillos, […]

Easy Salsa

I crave salsa every day because it’s such an awesome way to get a lot of flavor without consuming a ton of calories. I put fresh salsa on pretty much everything, so I love to have it on hand. But you can also make it at home with even better results! Add everything to the blender and it’s done in no time! Easy Salsa Recipe Ingredients ½ onion diced 1 small bunch cilantro, stems cut off Juice of 1 lime […]

Fresh and Easy Mango Salsa

Salsa is probably one of the most versatile foods out there. Good on its own as a dip, or as a topping for tacos or sandwiches, or as a salad mix-in, or as a chicken or fish marinade, the possibilities are pretty endless. But tomato salsa is so yesterday. Modernize your salsa repertoire with this healthy, vegan, sweet and savory salsa you can quickly make in your Magic Bullet. Keep extra on hand to top your favorite protein with, blend […]

Jalapeño Hot Sauce

This is a recipe for people who love a refreshing, simple, sinus-clearing hot sauce. Naysayers be warned (and shamed): this is not for those with overly sensitive tongues. This recipe is also one that favors the jalapeño pepper. Feel free to substitute another pepper you prefer – habanero or serrano peppers are delicious alternatives. Jalapeño Hot Sauce Ingredients 10 jalapeño peppers 2 garlic cloves 3/4 onion 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup of water 1/2 cup of distilled white vinegar […]

Spicy Black Bean Dip

Here is another healthy dip recipe that you can blend up in minutes. No heating required until serving, although you can eat this spicy black bean dip hot or cold. It is made with fresh ingredients like tomatoes, red bell pepper, jalapeño, and onion. Do you have to wait for a special occasion to make it? Of course not! I like to have some of this black bean dip in my refrigerator for an anytime-snack. Top it with fresh cilantro, […]

Restaurant Style Salsa

Have you ever been to a Mexican restaurant and thought, “Wow, I wish I knew how to make this salsa!”? Well, what if I told you that you can make it at home, and that it’s incredibly easy? After gathering a few ingredients, all you need to do is pulse them a few times in your Magic Bullet and you end up with delicious, thick and tasty restaurant style salsa. Never again do you have to leave the restaurant embarrassed, head low […]

Cilantro Lime Salsa

Salsa is one of my go-to snacks in the afternoon when I start to get the munchies. What makes this salsa unique is that is has a little extra cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime to give it an incredible flavor. It is so quick and easy to make at home with the Magic Bullet. I like my salsa chunky, but you can control the consistency by pulsing your salsa a little more or a little less. Serve chilled […]

Before You Know It Bean Dip

Not all bean dip comes out of that creepy little can! You can make hearty, delicious, all-natural bean dip in just seconds.   Black Bean Dip Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained 1/4 of a medium-sized onion (about 1/4 cup) 1-2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup roasted red peppers 1/4 cup (fat-free) chicken or vegetable broth 2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar dollop of sour cream (optional) cayenne pepper to taste (optional) Instructions Drain most of the liquid out of the […]

Roasted Cashew Salsa

Did you know that you can add nuts to almost anything? I had no idea. I thought nuts were reserved for cakes and cookies and trail mix but APPARENTLY you can add it to your salsa too! I decided to try out Bon Appetit’s Roasted Cashew Salsa and they were a great compliment to the salty crunch of SunChips! Ingredients 1/2 cup raw cashews (I cheated and bought roasted cashews, but I’ve included the full recipe below if you want to roast your […]

Did You Know Salsa was this Easy?

Oh, you did? Well, I didn’t. And I’m kicking myself over it! Like, wow, this stuff took all of, oh, 10 minutes? And that’s because I tried to get fancy with it. If you didn’t, it would take, uh, seven seconds. And like, wow, it was seriously so delicious. So. If you’re anything like me, which, let’s be honest, you’re probably not and you probably don’t want to be [because, nerd alert! right here] you might be from Southern California. […]