Fresh Corn and Mango Salad

Fresh Corn and Mango Salad |
  • Fresh Corn and Mango Salad
Posted on May 26, 2016

Disclosure: I’m so happy to be able to give you all a peek into Pure Delicious by Heather Christo. Thanks for letting me share this beautiful cookbook with you!

I’m not usually someone who gets super excited about Holidays. But I’m feeling rather giddy over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

What are your plans? Are you grilling? Boating? Shopping? Tell me! I want to know!

Whatever you end up doing, make sure you set aside some time to whip up a batch of this Fresh Corn and Mango Salad. It’s going to be the absolute star of your Memorial Day weekend festivities. And here’s why: because this salad does it all. No joke.

Serve it with tortilla chips for snacking. Make it a potluck side dish. Or use it to top grilled chicken and fish. Seriously. You won’t run out of ways to use this flavorful, fully loaded, savory-sweet salad!

The recipe for this Fresh Corn and Mango Salad comes from Heather Christo’s new cookbook, Pure Delicious. Filled with over 150 recipes that are free from gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish and cane sugar, Pure Delicious is a cookbook that anyone with food allergies or sensitivities needs to own. But beyond that, if you simply enjoy beautiful, fresh, tasty food, Pure Delicious is for you!

Fresh Corn and Mango Salad |

The inspiration behind Pure Delicious comes straight from Heather’s own family. After Heather and her two daughters were diagnosed with a sobering list of food allergies and intolerances, Heather made it her mission to create recipes that would heal and nourish them all. Heather talks about their journey, both pre- and post-diagnosis, and outlines exactly what they did to overcome all the challenges they faced along the way. It’s an inspiring story. One rooted deep in a Mother’s love for her daughters.

I’ve been a huge fan of Heather’s blog for many years now (umm…the women has some mad cocktail making skills!) and I’m so happy to have her beautiful cookbook on my shelf. Definitely pick up a copy for yourself. I know you’ll absolutely love it!



Reprinted from Pure Delicious by arrangement with Pam Krauss Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © 2016, Heather Christo LLC.

Fresh Corn and Mango Salad

Serves 4-6

Fresh Corn and Mango Salad


  • 2 ears fresh corn, husks and silks removed
  • 2 mangos, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 red chile, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Grated zest from 2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt, to taste


  1. Using a sharp knife, cut the corn kernels from the cobs. Place in a large bowl.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and toss to combine.
  3. Serve immediately. Or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 2 days.


  • I’ve been waiting for corn season just so I can make something like this! I’ve been eyeing Heather’s book, that woman has mad skillz! Happy weekend friend, I hope it’s filled with grilling and lots of salsa 🙂 xo


    • The book is just FABULOUS! Cheers to the long weekend!

  • Thank you so much for sharing my book and this recipe- you made it look so beautiful! Have a wonderful Holiday Weekend!!!


    • Thanks, Heather! So happy to have the book as part of my collection!

  • Love Heather’s food and love this dish. What a wonderful combination of flavours 🙂


    • She is such a superstar! 🙂

  • Enjoy the weekend, girl — I hope a cold cerveza or margarita is snuggled up to this fab corn & mango salad!


    • Oh you know I’ll be drinking some margs! XOXO!

  • I love this recipe and Heather’s new book, Liz! Her story is so engaging and her book reflects the love and passion she puts into caring for herself and family. So many will benefit from her wisdom. I’ve been cooking my way through it and so there’s so many delicious recipes… I’ve not tried this one yet. But I’ve gotta give it a go! Your photog is gorgeous… I love the shot of the book on the mantle…#inspired! The weekend… pulling weeds (always), planting herbs, going for a looong walk, lunching with a friend and the usual shenanigans! 😀 Plenty of booze !! : o


    • Oh yes, I will be doing some weed pulling myself. All the plants in my yard have seemingly doubled in size in just two weeks. Things are starting to get hairy out there! Cheers to the weekend, friend! XOXO!

  • such a pretty & fresh salad! perfect for the summer Xx


    • Thanks, Thalia! XOXO!

  • Love how fresh and crisp this salad is. And perfect timing for summer too! I just picked up Heather’s book from the library today actually, and I cannot wait to go through it.
    Have a fantastic long weekend Liz!


    • Yeah! You’re going to love the cookbook! And hooray for a long weekend!

  • Oh my goodness this is one seriously gorgeous salad! I love all the bright colors and flavors. I hope you had a great long week-end Liz!


    • Thanks, Denise! I hope you try out this recipe!

  • I keep seeing this recipe!!!! LOVE this fresh corn and mango salad!!! It’s a sign that I need Heather’s book! 🙂


    • Yes, it’s definitely a sign! You’ll love it (both the salad and the cookbook!)!

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