Top 4 Cucumber Recipes

Cucumber is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. It is one of the best Alkaline foods which raises the pH naturally. Rich in Vitamin K, it’s the best low calorie vegetable with a high amount of water (95%) content in it.

Below you’ll find our Top 5 cucumber recipes:

1. Cucumber / Avocado Soup

Avocado is the best friend of cucumber with a high pH value. So let’s start with a Cucumber / Avocado Soup recipe.

You need the following ingredients:
1 peeled & diced cucumber
1 diced avocado
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 jalapeno, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 cup non-fat plain yogurt
1 cup cold water
1 tsp. organic sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper

Directions:
Blend the above ingredients using a blender, cover bowl with plastic wrap, refrigerate for an hour, then spread the chopped cilantro on top of the soup. Ready to serve.

2. Cucumber Salad

If you are a Salad lover, this Cucumber Salad recipe is for you:

Ingredients:
2 sliced medium cucumbers
Half cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup water
1 tsp. raw cane sugar
1/2 tsp. organic sea salt
1/8 tsp. freshly ground pepper
Chopped fresh parsley

Directions:
Put the cucumber into a bowl.
In a tight container, shake all the other ingredients except parsley.
Mix the cucumber with the ingredients in the container.
Sprinkle the chopped parsley on top and serve to eat.

3. Cucumber Smoothie

Do you enjoy a smoothie in summer? Then this Cucumber recipe is for you:

Ingredients:
1 cucumber, diced
1 apple, diced
Few chopped mint leaves

Directions:
Blend the above ingredients with ice cubes in a blender. Ready to serve.

4. Cucumber Papaya Salad

If you have diabetes then this Cucumber Papaya Salad recipe is for you:

Ingredients:
2 sliced medium cucumbers
1/3 cup water
1 tsp. raw cane sugar
1/2 tsp. organic sea salt
1 large papaya, peeled and chopped

Directions:
Put the cucumber and papaya into a bowl.
Mix water with sugar and salt and add to the salad, mix well.
Sprinkle few papaya seeds if you like it to be creative and serve to eat.

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