There are some summer dishes that are just easy classics using fresh garden ingredients. Today’s recipe is the perfect example, Cucumber & Onion Salad. Slice cucumbers and onion, mix a quick marinade of vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. The longer you marinate it, the better it tastes, but you can do a quick pickling.
If you have trouble eating enough vegetables, try making a green smoothie filled with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Today’s smoothie has 6 ingredients: nutrient dense greens, lemon juice, freshly grated ginger, pear, celery, and cucumber plus ice water or ice cubes. The vegetables provide chlorophyll and alkaline rich foods which increase red blood cell count, improve circulation, calm inflammation and oxygenate the body.Read More