As the weather warms up, you may find yourself craving cooling foods like leafy green salads and chilled fresh fruit. Put the two together for a satisfying meal that hits the spot on hot days! This picnic-worthy dish combines sweet, ripe strawberries with crisp cucumber chunks, topped with a light coconut dressing infused with mint. For extra protein, omegas and a touch of elegance, toss a tablespoon of white chia seeds into the mix!
Berry Cucumber Salad With Coconut-Mint Dressing
Makes 8 servings
4 cups organic strawberries, washed and cubed
4 cups cucumbers, washed, peeled and cubed
- Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside. Adjust sweetness to taste, as needed.
- Place strawberries and cucumbers in serving bowl.
- Pour dressing over salad and toss to evenly distribute dressing.
- Chill 30 minutes before serving.
Nutrition info: 82 calories; 6 grams fat; 8 grams carbs; 2 grams fiber; 4 grams sugars; 1 gram protein