Cucumber & Mint Limeade

Recipe originally published on soletshangout.com Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 large English cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 4 sprigs of mint, de-stemmed Juice of 2 limes 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp course sea salt 3 1/2 cups filtered water 1 cup ice Cucumber spears, mint...

Nicoise Salad

Recipe found on loveandlemons.com Serves 4 to 6 Although this is a composed salad, it can easily be enjoyed over a bed of mixed greens, spinach and/or arugula.   Ingredients: 8 oz. small yellow or red potatoes 4 oz. fresh green beans, trimmed ¾ cup cooked white...

Mizeria (Polish Cucumber Salad)

Recipe found on polishyourkitchen.com Serves 3 as a side dish Ingredients: 1 English cucumber (or 6-8 small pickling cucumbers) 2/3 cup sour cream 1 Tbsp. fresh dill 1/4 tsp. salt Squeeze of a lemon Pinch of pepper Directions: Wash and peel the cucumber. Slice thinly....

Cherry Tomato Couscous

Adapted from 101cookbooks.com by Heidi Swanson Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients: 3 cups cooked couscous (whole wheat or barley varieties work well) About one pint of cherry tomatoes, halved 1 medium cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/4″ pieces 1 cup chickpeas, cooked 1...

Summer Vegetable Ceviche

A great way to use up some of the veggies that give us plenty during the summer months. Serve with crusty bread. Inspired by Brigit Binns, Cooking in Season Makes 6 servings Ingredients: ½ c lime juice ¼ c orange juice ¼ tsp salt Dash of Tabasco sauce (omit if you...