Side | Snack

Fruity Salsa

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 98


  • 0g


  • 24g


  • 2g




  • 1 Cup Finely Chopped Strawberries, wash before cutting
  • 1 Medium Orange, peeled, washed, and finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Crushed Pineapple in 100% Fruit Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice, wash lemon before juicing
  • Cinnamon Chips or Cinnamon-Flavored Crackers, for serving (Nutrition information does not include cinnamon chips).
  • GGluten:

    The cinnamon crackers or cinnamon chips may contain gluten. Replace with a gluten-free version.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Combine Ingredients To a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix to combine.

  • 3.

    Serve Serve with cinnamon chips or cinnamon-flavored crackers.

  • 4.

    Refrigerate Refrigerate salsa within 2 hours of preparing. Salsa will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

  • 5.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home

Nourishment Notes


Fruits, like strawberries, are generally more accepted in patients experiencing taste challenges. Strawberries also contain high amounts of vitamin C to help protect the immune system.

Oranges & Pineapples

Fruits that are orange or yellow in color can help to decrease inflammation in the body and help protect the body from heart disease.

Fruit Salsa

Use this recipe to top baked chicken or fish to add flavor if foods have little or no taste.

Cold, Uncooked Foods

Cold foods that aren’t cooked, such as fruit salsa, smoothies, yogurt and fruit, are typically well-tolerated in patients experiencing altered taste.

Fatigue Buster

  • Ask for Assistance

    Ask a friend or family member to help prepare this fruity dish.

  • Pre-Chopped Strawberries

    Use pre-chopped strawberries to reduce the preparation time of this recipe. Be sure to wash before using.

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