Ingredients

  • 2 organic cucumbers

  • 2 cups organic cherry or grape tomatoes (about 30 pieces), or buffalo tomatoes

  • 1 ripe avocado

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh organic basil

  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls

  • 1 tablespoon cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

  1. Wash, dry, and dice the cucumbers. Wash, dry, and halve the tomatoes (or dice if you’re using buffalo tomatoes). Dice the avocado.

  2. Place the cucumbers, tomatoes and avocado in a bowl. Add sliced basil and mozzarella. 
    Pour on the oil, vinegar, garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.

  3. Enjoy whilst fresh.

 

This Refreshing and Healthy Summer Salad will Make Your Taste Buds Dance

Texture, colour, flavour, and nutrients — this recipe presents of all these qualities (and so much more) that it’ll definitely become one of your Favorite ‘happy’ salads. With only 250 calories per serving, this salad is excellent for those who want a delicious and filling salad that will not damage their weight management objectives (as long as you don’t top up with bread, liquid calories etc.)

 

Reminder: make sure to buy fresh and organic. Organic fruits and vegetables tend to have lower levels of pesticide residues, such as cadmium, a carcinogenic toxic metal. Organic produce also have higher antioxidant levels, which are a bonus to your health.