Ingredients

cucumber mint salad 1Salad

1 large cucumber, sliced thin

1/2 a small onion, sliced thin

1 small handful fresh mint, chopped

 

Dressing

Juice from 1 lemon

1 tsp olive oil

1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar

1 tsp agave or sweetener of choice

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

cucumber mint salad Toss salad ingredients together in bowl.

Whisk dressing ingredients together and pour over salad, mix well.

Let sit for 10-15 minutes to allow cucumbers to soften and absorb flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detoxifying Qualities

Cucumber, Mint and Lemon go great together in pitcher of water, juiced or in this rawesome salad. All three ingredients are touted for their ability to eliminate toxins from the digestive system and aid in weight loss. Here are a few other benefits of these great foods – as if you need any more reason to use them!
Cucumbers are hydrating (95% water) and are full of vitamins – especially the Bs and C.
Lemon boosts the immune-system and is a great source of electrolytes.
Mint soothes stomach inflammation and nausea and is great for the skin.