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Strawberry Cucumber Salad

Nutrition Fact: June 18th is National Picnic Day!  Celebrate with this healthy and refreshing picnic friendly side dish! This salad is low in calories and fat while high in fiber and antioxidants.  Pair it with a healthy sandwich or with grilled chicken for your next family picnic!

Makes 4, ¾ cup servings

Ingredients

1 1/3 cup sliced strawberries

1/4 cup slivered red onion

1 1/3 cup diced cucumber (about ½ large)

1 tsp chopped fresh mint

1 tsp chopped fresh basil

1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

1 pinch salt

¼ tsp black pepper

1 tbsp balsamic glaze

2 tbsp sliced almonds, toasted

Directions:

Combine strawberries, onions, cucumbers, mint, basil, lime juice, salt and pepper. Lightly drizzle with balsamic glaze and finish with slivered almonds.

Nutrition Information per serving

Calories: 47cal, Fat: 1.2g, Protein: 1g, Carbohydrates: 7g, Fiber: 2g, Sodium: 20mg, Sugar: 4g

Adapted from: http://www.skinnytaste.com/strawberry-cucumber-salad/

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