Cleansing Cucumber Salad

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Cleansing Cucumber Salad

Is your body craving a cleanse after all the summer BBQ’s and parties?  Snack on this cucumber salad throughout the day and its ingredients will cleanse your system and get you feeling energized again!  It’s cooling for the body and a diuretic which will help get rid of the excess water we tend to store in summer.  It’s also a great weight loss recipe because of its metabolic boosting properties not to mention that its low-calorie too!  Enjoy!

Make this salad ahead of time so store it in the fridge at work so you can nosh healthily throughout the day.

1 cucumber, sliced

1/2 red pepper, sliced

1/2 yellow onion, quartered and sliced

Dressing:

Chopped Cilantro (I used about a 1/4 cup)

1part white vinegar

1part apple cider vinegar

1/4 (or 1/2) part agave nectar

salt and pepper to taste

*For best results let veggie mix sit in dressing for a couple of hours before you eat

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