There is perhaps nothing more refreshing than a well-seasoned, crunchy cucumber salad. It gives you an energy boost to bolster you through all of your afternoon tasks. Humble and relatively cheap, cucumbers have a surprising nutritional profile. They also contain anti-inflammatory compounds, vitamins, minerals, and a special phytonutrient called cucurbitacins, with remarkable anti-cancer properties. Cucumbers keep you hydrated and nourish your cells with nutrients to sustain their natural detox function. So this simple salad is just what you need for an energy-boosting snack.Print
2 large cucumbers, cut into thin slices
2 tbsp sunflower seeds
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
½ lemon, juice only
A pinch sea salt
Add all the ingredients into a bowls, mix to combine and serve right away.