1 large cucumber, sliced thin
1/2 a small onion, sliced thin
1 small handful fresh mint, chopped
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
Whisk dressing ingredients together and pour over salad, mix well.
Let sit for 10-15 minutes to allow cucumbers to soften and absorb flavors.
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.