Now Here's a Juicy Salad That Will Make You Want to Become a Vegetarian
It has a refreshing crunch, it has sweetness, it is creamy with just the right amount of tanginess. The German Cucumber Salad is a delicious side dish for grilled salmon or steak. An equally perfect partner for Tandoori or Hoisin Chicken. In fact, it sides well with any grilled meat or barbecue. It makes a delightfully light lunch or refreshing snack. It is a powerhouse of nutrition with many health benefits.
Cucumbers keep us hydrated while fighting heat inside and out making it the perfect addition to our summer meals. It flushes our body of toxins and nourishes us with vitamins. Cucumbers are an excellent source of minerals that encourages healthy hair and nails. It will aid in weight loss, revive our eyes and helps fight cancer.
Tomatoes are an excellent source of antioxidants and are great for bone and heart health. They protect our bones, liver, kidneys and bloodstream. They help in the reduction of some neurological diseases, such as Alzheimers as well as fights against cancer.
Yogurt is excellent for pro-biotic support and protein. It helps regulate blood sugar, decrease appetite and supports bone health. It provides many different nutrients and helps build better immune function.
Sour cream is also a good source of protein though it is higher in fat than yogurt. It is a great source of calcium, riboflavin, phosphorous and vitamin B12.
Onions also help to improve our immune system, regulate our blood sugar, reduce inflammation and heal infections.
The finishing touch to this salad is dill. With it's tangy addition we benefit from it's ability to help our body fight free radicals and carcinogens. As an antibacterial spice, it prevents bacterial overgrowth. It also helps prevent bone loss.
Don't be deceived by the lightness of this refreshing salad, for within it's ingredients, is a delicious and nutritious powerhouse. For the complete recipe visit 'Stumbling Upon Happiness' or visit the link below.
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