Recipe – Cucumber Salad

What am I? Fruit or Vegetable?

The cucumber is a creeping vine plant of the Cucurbitaceae gourd family that bears cucuminform fruit. It originated in South Asia, but now grows on most continents. There are three main varieties of cucumber – slicing, pickling and burpless/seedless. The cucumber roots in the ground and grows up supporting frames ...

Food – Crispy Crunchy Cool Cucumber

Cucumbers are more than 95 percent water. The term “cool as a cucumber” is a scientific fact. The inside temperature of a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees cooler than outside air, cooling the temperature of the blood during seasons of heat or dehydration.

Recipe – Living Cucumber Sunflower Seed Pate

1 large cucumber, peeled ¼ yellow or sweet onion, chopped 1 cup raw sunflower seeds 1-2 tsp. sea salt, to taste 1 large clove garlic, crushed Blend cucumber to a liquid consistency and place into bowl. Add raw sunflower seeds into blended cucumber and soak overnight in refrigerator. Blend the mixture in the morning and add remaining ingredients (seasonings).

Food – The Living Cucumber

Cucumbers, like watermelons, are 95 percent water, keeping the body hydrated and the inner temperature regulated. They are also effective in assisting the body to flush out toxins.