I fix fresh vegetables to have throughout the day. I just want to keep something crunchy with me, and ultimately they are easy to fix as I quickly pack in the morning. So, what do I put in my little “crunchy snack bag?”
- baby carrots
- grape tomatoes
- cucumber slices
- 1 small pepper (yellow, orange or red)
This doesn’t sound rather exciting, especially since you have not noted a dressing. Okay…I usually forget to pack it and on many occasions, I am not able to locate my tiny little container.
So why the little article about Crunchy Cucumbers? I was sitting in a meeting crunching away, and very happy to get my snack going and all of a sudden it clicked. This little green snack is more than healthy; it has several benefits…
Assignment: What are some of the reasons why you have cucumbers? Or if you do not use cucumbers as a part of your snack pack, what other vegetable do you use and is it for your health benefits?
- 15 Hydrating Foods to Keep You Energized In the Summer Heat (dailysavings.allyou.com)
- Fermented Cucumbers (alongthegrapevine.wordpress.com)
- Cold Dishes for the Dog Days of Summer (wholefoodsmarket.com)