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Peachy Mango Salsa Recipe Inspired by Diamond Candles

What does Peachy Mango Salsa have to do with candles?? Well, there is a back story to this recipe.

Last month I received an email asking if I'd like to try out one of the Diamond Candles and write about them. I'll be honest: my first thought was what do candles have to do with a food blog? But then I decided to check out Diamond Candles website and found beautiful soy candles with fun names and beautiful colors.

And the kicker was that each candle had a ring hidden in it!!! WHAT!?!? Yes!

So I decided to request a Peachy Mango candle and make a recipe with similar flavors: Peachy Mango Salsa.

And if you are wondering what kind of a ring I found in my candle, well, you'll have to just read till the end of the post to find out.

Peachy Mango Salsa
1 peach, halved, pit removed, and chopped
1 mango, peeled, pit removed, and chopped
1/2 jalapeno, seeded, finely diced
1/2 lime, juiced
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
salt to taste

1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Aren't the colors gorgeous? Hurry up and make this salsa while peaches are still sweet and juicy. You can serve it with chips or as a topping for grilled fish or chicken.

And now let's get back to the candle: it has a lovely sweet but not overpowering fragrance and burns incredibly cleanly. I've been lighting it almost nightly in the anticipation of finding what kind of a ring was hidden inside. The value of the ring could be anywhere from $10 to $5,000!!! Although my ring most likely costs under $20, I think it's super pretty and fun. I'm going to try really hard not to wear it on my engagement ring finger as not to scare away any potential boyfriends ;)

For more information on Diamond Candles check out their Facebook and Twitter.

Disclosure: Diamond Candles sent me a Peachy Mango candle to try but did not pay me for this post. All opinions are my own. I would definitely treat myself to another one of their candles for a fun occasion.


Dixya Bhattarai RD said...

how fun is this and the ring looks pretty :) peach salsa sounds wonderful

Megan said...

The ring is so pretty! What a neat idea. The salsa looks soo good!