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Crisp Summer Salad

Ingredients Lettuce greens 1 handful arugula Cherry tomatoes Black olives Cucumbers, peeled and sliced Nasturtium flowers 1 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar Directions 1. Prepare ingredients, toss together and enjoy! 🙂

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Gluten-free Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern salad. My mom makes it all the time: in the summer, for potlucks, etc. It’s like a twist on a regular tomato and cucumber salad, best served chilled. It’s traditionally made with bulgar wheat, but never fear, there’s a gluten-free version! Ingredients 1 box Lundberg Brown Rice Couscous (make as […]

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Cucumber Sandwiches

If you’ve ever seen The Importance of Being Earnest (or any other Victorian English thing), then you must know that cucumber sandwiches are a must at tea time. And even if you’ve never heard or practiced tea time, these cute, easy little sandwiches are a great appetizer and will impress any guest at any party […]

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

This soup is a great dinner appetizer or fresh lunch dish. It’s also an interesting way to eat cucumbers. Since this recipe calls for yogurt, there are several choices. If you eat dairy, you can use regular cow’s milk yogurt. If soy isn’t a problem, you can use soy yogurt. Or, you can use coconut […]

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Tomato and Cucumber Salad

When you say “salad,” everybody and his uncle automatically thinks “lettuce.” But really, it’s entirely possible to make a salad without any lettuce, spinach, or other spring greens. This tomato and cucumber salad is fresh and crisp, and it’s the perfect summer lunch or side to a family dinner. In most parts of the U.S. […]

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