Choose This Yummy Cucumber Salad for its Anti-Inflammatory and Immune Boosting Properties
Note: To learn more about the health benefits of each ingredient, click it’s purple link below.
All Organic Ingredients for 2 Servings:
2 medium cucumbers: Do you know that cucumbers not only fight inflammation but also help alkalize the body, which increases immunity? (slice into bite size pieces)
1 garlic clove + 1 T onion – Do you know that garlic and onion have strong antimicrobial properties? (finely chopped)
2 to 8 Brazil nuts – Do you know that just 1-2 brazil nuts provide the RDA of selenium and that selenium is a mineral crucial for heavy metal detox? (cut each nut into 2-3 chunks)
Himalayan salt to taste – Do you know that Himalayan salt provides the 84 trace minerals essential for cellular communication and proper body functioning?
1tsp+ (dried) thyme – Do you that thyme may have more anti-inflammatory properties than any other item in the plant kingdom?
1tsp+ (dried) dill and 1tsp+ Rosemary – Do you know that dill and rosemary offer a variety of wonderful health benefits?
1tsp+ (dried) oregano – Do you know that the oil in oregano is a powerful natural antibiotic in the body?
1tsp+ (dried) cilantro – Do you know that cilantro (with chlorella) helps chelate mercury from the body?
Olive Oil Dressing – Consider a generous amount of Simply Organic Italian Dressing Mix with:
2T apple cider vinegar – Do you know that apple cider vinegar has various healthful properties, including antimicrobial and antioxidant effects?
2/3 cup olive oil – Do you know that olive oil provides healthy omegas and EFAs, necessary for the absorption of fat (versus water) soluble vitamins and the production of hormones in the body?
Salad toppers – to add a crunchy texture to your salad, consider adding bacon bits, sunflower seeds, sliced almonds, etc.
Ceramic bowl and eating utensils – Do you know that metal utensils can leach undesirable metals like nickel into the body? Choose ceramic, stoneware, glassware whenever possible.