Chunky Tomato Salsa

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Chunky Tomato Salsa

Chunky Tomato Salsa

This tomato salsa recipe is by my friend Kelcie Yeo.  She has one of my favorite recipe blogs “Kelcie’s Kreations” that you can find here.  I think you will love this chunky tomato salsa so grab this recipe and ingredients and whip it up for your next party or Mexican style dinner night!

Tomato Salsa

Prep

Total

Yield 3 Cups

Ingredients:

  • 3 organic, garden fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1 diced green pepper
  • 2/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • Juice from two fresh limes
  • Juice from half an orange
  • Pink salt and pepper to taste

Optional Ingredients:

  • 1 Diced jalapeno pepper (if you like it spicy!)

Instructions:

Step #1:  Assemble and prepare all ingredients

Step #2:  Mix all ingredients together

Step #3:  Serve with fresh guacamole and chicken.  You can also try it with a great fajita recipe such as this one

Notes

***The nutrition info for this recipe is based on the linked ingredients above**  

**Nutritional info does not include optional ingredients. 

Courses side dish

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 65

% Daily Value

Total Carbohydrates 13 g

4%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g

10%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 2 g

4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

Dr Jockers Comments: 

The temporal lobe is region of our brain that houses and controls most of the communication and memory consolidation in the brain.  This region depends upon lots of anti-oxidants to function at its peak capacity.  This tomato salsa is loaded with anti-oxidants in the pepper, red onion, tomatoes, orange, limes and cilantro.  The cilantro also helps pull environmental toxins out of the system and protect the brain from the free radical damage that toxins create.

This recipe is best when mixed with good fats such as extra virgin olive oil or avocado.  The lemon, creamy, superfood guacamole is a perfect mix with this salsa.  The healthy fats enhance nutrient absorption from the superfoods in the salsa.  Add in a healthy protein like organic, free range chicken or grass-fed beef and you have healthy Mexican food.  Keep the chips, tortillas and beans out as they are loaded with carbohydrates and will throw off healthy blood sugar signaling.

Let us know just how much you loved this in the comments box below!

Dr. Jockers

Dr. David Jockers is a doctor of natural medicine, functional nutritionist and corrective care chiropractor. He currently owns and operates Exodus Health Center in Kennesaw, Georgia. He has developed 6 revolutionary online programs with thousands of participants.

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