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Cranberry Holiday Salsa

Cranberry Holiday Salsa

  • Author: Nancylynn Sicilia
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: Mexican


This healthy Cranberry Holiday Salsa fresh, fun, and festive holiday appetizer that is a little bit tangy and a little bit sweet.  It’s delicious as a dip with your favorite tortilla chips, or served with goat cheese and crackers.  


  • (double for a large crowd)
  • 2 cups of fresh cranberry
  • 1/2 cup of cilantro
  • 1 T diced jalapeno
  • 2 T diced red onion
  • zest and juice of 1 orange
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 1/2 T maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 T coconut sugar (can sub cane sugar or stevia to taste)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • chips/crackers for dipping


  1. In a food processor, pulse cranberry and cilantro until coarsely chopped, but small enough for a salsa.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients and season with a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Adjust sweeteners if necessary. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Great with chips or crackers and goat cheese.
  4. Enjoy!


Makes 6 servings

21 Day Fix: 1/3 PURPLE, but don’t forget to count chips or crackers as a yellow!

WW Freestyle: 2 points per serving- plus chips or crackers


  • Serving Size: 1/3 cup

Keywords: salsa, holiday, appetizer, side, spicy, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan