We’re back with a new salad! We did promise you new salads for the next thirty days and we’re sticking to it! Cucumbers and lime = healthy + yummy! Add some pomegranates to the mix and you have a beautiful salad in the making. This recipe is bound to be a hit in your house!
Hello everyone! Hope you’re all ready for a new tasty salad. If you didn’t already know, we have a new series up this month called #30DaysOfSalads. We’ll have a new salad recipe everyday for 30 days. If you want to view all our salad recipes here. We have a mix of delicious veggie as well as fruit salads – and sometimes it’s a mix like today’s recipe!
Have you ever had cucumbers with just some lime juice on top? You don’t know what you’re missing out on if you haven’t tried it yet. SO GOOD. And pomegranates go amazingly well with the cucumber and lime! We’re currently trying to move towards a more whole foods approach to eating – so no refined sugar, processed food or dairy. Pure. Healthy. Delicious. Food. It’s not easy, and we have our cheat days, but we’re getting there.
On a slightly different note, we just joined Yummly! And we now have our own publisher page as well and you can check out here. If you don’t know what Yummly is, then you need to head on there right after reading this post! It’s the largest and most powerful food site currently and their app was also featured as the Best of 2014. You can find some of the best recipes online through their Yummly. Making an account is super easy and free. You can use the Yum share button at the end of each of my post to add to your recipe box on Yummly. Most food bloggers have the yum button on their site so it’s one of the best ways to save recipes for later use!
So let’s get back to some cucumber talk. Cucumbers are good for you in SO many ways: they help reduce stress, they’ve loads of antioxidants, and they even help maintain weight. And pomegranates are known as one of the super foods – a cure-all for just about any ailment! Combine these two together and you have one powerful salad right there. This recipe is perfect to stay healthy and fresh during the summers!
- 4 medium cucumbers - quartered
- 1 pomegranate
- 40 grams feta cheese
- juice of 2 limes
- olive oil 2 tablespoon
- 11/2 tablespoons green onions chopped
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- Chop the cucumbers into quarter sized pieces. Finely chop the green onions.
- Deseed one pomegranate and set aside.
- Cut the feta cheese into small dices.
- Combine the lime juice, olive oil and black pepper. Give it a slight whisk to create a vinaigrette.
- Toss together the chopped cucumber, green onion, pomegranate seeds and vinaigrette. Garnish with feta cheese. Serve slightly cold.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 147 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 6mg Sodium: 91mg Carbohydrates: 22g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 14g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 3g