How To Make Minty Cucumber Salad

2 medium cucumbers, peeled, halved, seeded and sliced
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup minced fresh mint
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange peel

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How To Make Cucumber and Blue Cheese Salad

1 cucumber, cubed
1 tomato, cubed
3 stalks celery, cubed
1 (3.25 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup red wine vinegar

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Fruit-Filled Melons

2 large cantaloupe melons, halved and seeded
1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned
1 medium apple, cubed
1 medium fresh peach, sliced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup fresh strawberries, halved
1 (6 ounce) tub fat-free pineapple, lemon or vanilla yogurt
2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
4 large lettuce leaves

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Make-Ahead Coleslaw

1 large head cabbage, shredded
2 large onions, thinly sliced
2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
2 large carrots, thinly sliced
1 large cucumber, thinly sliced
1 large green pepper, chopped
1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimientos, drained
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups vinegar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/4 teaspoon pepper

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Sunflower Tossed Salad Recipe

4 cups torn mixed salad greens
1 small cucumber, sliced
2 tablespoons sunflower kernels
TART VINAIGRETTE:
1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
3 tablespoons balsamic or cider vinegar
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or additional cider vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
1 garlic clove, minced

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How To Make Onion Bulgur Salad

3/4 cup bulgur*
2 cups boiling water
3/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1 cup seeded, diced cucumber
1 cup diced seeded tomato
1/2 cup minced fresh basil
1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup minced fresh mint
1/4 cup lemon juice

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Cumin-Rubbed Chicken with Avocado Salsa

1 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 (4 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1 fully ripened Avocado from Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled and cubed
1 cup chopped tomato
1/2 cup diced cucumber
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice

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How To Make Quick Rocket Salad

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/3 cucumber, cubed
4 cherry tomatoes, halved
4 cups baby arugula leaves
1 cup alfalfa sprouts
salt and pepper to taste

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How To Make Nectarine Sunshine Smoothie

2 large nectarines, pitted and quartered
1 banana, cut into pieces and frozen
1 large orange, peeled and quartered
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon honey

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‘Dressed’ Cucumber

1 large cucumber, thinly sliced
1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
salt to taste
1 dash hot pepper sauce, or to taste
2 tablespoons hot water

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