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Friday, May 24, 2013

Healthy Summer Eating Series ~ Tropical Cucumber Salad Recipe



BBQ season usually inevitably means throwing out your fresh and healthy eating habits and opting for greasy burgers and chips and dips. Stay healthy this BBQ season by making fresh plant based recipes which not only provide you with great options at every BBQ but also makes a healthy impact on everyone at the party!

We will be posting a series of healthy summer recipes for you so check back often!

Try this Delicious and refreshing Tropical Cucumber Salad:


INGREDIENTS


2 tsps. Celtic or Himalayan Sea Salt
1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest, plus more for garnish
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon melted coconut oil (do this in hot water and NOT a microwave)
2 teaspoons organic coconut sugar
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 medium English cucumber, cut into 3/4-inch dice
1 avocado, cut into 3/4-inch dice
1 mango, cut into 3/4-inch dice (see Kitchen Tip)
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

DIRECTIONS


Whisk salt, lime zest, lime juice, oil, coconut sugar, vinegar and crushed red pepper in a large bowl until combined.
Add cucumber, avocado, mango and cilantro; gently toss to coat.
Serve garnished with lime zest, if desired.


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