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fruit salsa – kiddie style

If you’re looking for a holiday snack or appetizer for the kiddos… this is it!


When I first heard of this fruit salsa I had my reservations. This Texas girl likes her salsa hot and spicy… not with fruit.

Once I tasted it I was totally on board!

I can’t take credit for this creation. Kelsey’s mom is the genius behind this.

Every little kiddie function we had, Angela show’d up with her fruit salsa and the kids ate it up! It wasn’t until I saw M devouring it that I thought I’d give it a try.

Oh. My. Word. This is so delicious and refreshing.

Fruit salsa + cinnamon sugar pita chips = perfect holiday appetizer/snack for the kiddos. (and grown up kiddos too 🙂 )

The ingredients are simple:

  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, & chopped
  • 5 strawberries, chopped
  • 1 kiwi chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons orange juice (depending on the thickness you like)
  • 1-2 tablespoons agave nectar (more or less for sweetening)


Put all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse away. You can make it as chunky or as smooth as you like.

Serve immediately or store in the fridge in an airtight container until ready to serve. Serve with cinnamon sugar pita chips.

M loved this so much she barely ate the pita chips. She would dip the pita chip in the salsa and lick the salsa off. And the proceed to double dip, and double dip, and double dip.

16 Responses

  1. Jessica @ How Sweet said on December 2, 2010 at 7:26 am

    Definitely for grown up kids too! We love fruit salsa. One of my favorite snacks!

  2. Joanna Sutter (Fitness & Spice) said on December 2, 2010 at 7:37 am

    What a great way to sneak more fruit into ANY BODY. I love it!

  3. Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg said on December 2, 2010 at 8:09 am

    I love this idea!! And beautiful presentation too!

  4. Heather (Heather's Dish) said on December 2, 2010 at 8:27 am

    haha don’t hate on the double-dipping…it’s ok with family 🙂 that’s my story anyway!

  5. Stacy said on December 2, 2010 at 8:33 am

    Brilliant!!!! My kid loooooooooves to dip things. I bet I can do something similar with veggies!!! Green “ketchup” anyone??? Why didn’t I think of that?

  6. Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman said on December 2, 2010 at 8:41 am

    And that’s why I wouldn’t eat out of the same dip as a child. Hehe.

    But really, that looks so good! I think I need a food processor or a blender that blends.

  7. Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen) said on December 2, 2010 at 8:57 am

    I can’t stand fruit in my salsa, however fruit salsa…I am sold! My kids (me too!) would love this!

  8. Sasha @ Global Table Adventure said on December 2, 2010 at 9:22 am

    You can never double dip too many times. As long as you have your own bowl 🙂

  9. Lindsay @ The Ketchup Diaries said on December 2, 2010 at 9:38 am

    Huh…I’ve never heard of a salsa comprised entirely of fruit. How interesting. I bet this would be DELISH in the summer months (with a Corona Light, of course!).

  10. Mo@MommyRD said on December 2, 2010 at 9:56 am

    I love fruit salsas! I usually add a bit of cilantro or mint to make it more salsa like.

  11. Nour El-Zibdeh, RD said on December 2, 2010 at 11:19 am

    My 2-yr old kiddo double dips ALL the time… he gets his own plate although I’m trying to teach him table manner!
    This tastes so good. Perfect when you have fruits going a little soft! Love your pictures too!

  12. TheHealthyapron said on December 2, 2010 at 11:46 am

    How fun is this!!?? I love it!! Writing it down for my party next friday!

  13. emily (a nutritionist eats) said on December 2, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    Haha! I love envisioning the double dipping going on! 🙂

  14. Damaris @Kitchen Corners said on December 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    I love this and my son would LOVE this. What a fun idea.

  15. Amy at TheSceneFromMe said on December 2, 2010 at 9:35 pm

    I love fruit salsa! We put some kiwi, berries of all sorts and diced apples in ours and eat with cinnamon chips!

  16. SellWoWAccount said on December 3, 2010 at 4:47 am

    Mmmmm… That looks tasty. Never tried fruit salsa yet, could you share some please? Or better yet had to do the process my own 😀

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