This satiating and delicious leafy green vegetable is loaded with countless nutrients, primarily vitamin K, folic acid and powerful amounts of iron. It also boosts a dense profile of beta-carotene, an essential antioxidant that fights off diseases and infections, along with stocking up heaps of vitamin C and lutein, a protective phytochemical that shields the eyes from developing aging-related macular degenerated.
You can add its tender flavour to any and every recipe to make your meal more hearty and filling.
Add it up to your baked foods, casserole meals, sauces, or make up a scrumptious salad with sliced mushrooms, herb-seasoned carrots, lettuce and spinach.
This delicious summertime vegetable packs up the highest amount of water as compared to any other fruit or vegetable. Cucumber consists of an astounding 96.7% water, and the best part is, you can add it up to any and every meal.
You can cut up some slices of cucumber and add them to your salads, beans, soups, grilled meats or perhaps snack on a few cucumber slices seasoned with herbs and a satiating hummus dip!