Tomato and Cucumber Salad for an Easy Weight Detox and Healthy Heart

April 6, 2012

Benefits of Whole Foods

I would like to share with you a healthy heart Greek Tomato – Cucumber easy detox salad recipe that  my friend Christine-Eliane Smith, FemiKnowlogist and Women’s Healthy Lifestyle Specialist, posted on our Feel and Look Fabulous facebook page.

Take only 10 minutes and be healthy with these ingredients.

Flax seed oil is rich in Omega -3 essential fatty acids, whcih  we need for a healthy heart; it is also rich in fiber to get rid of constipation, lower blood pressure and detox the body.Easy Weight Detox and Healthy Heart

Cucumber has diuretic properties to help prevent water retention; it also has a digestive enzyme that can break down protein and cleanse intestines.

Tomato is rich in lycopene to protect our heart and prevent cancer; lycopene rich foods also help reduce sun damage during Summer hot weather.

Olive is rich in vitamin E to reduce inflammation for a healthier heart; vitamin E also helps reduce foods cravings and anxiety.

Garlic is a detox vegetable to get rid of toxic microorganisms.

 

10 Minute Spring Weight Loss Detox Recipe with a Greek Tomato and Cucumber Salad


Ingredients:

  • 2 cucumbers, sliced
  • 2 tomatos, sliced
  • kalamata olives
  • 2 tbsp green onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp flax seed oil
  • Himalayan sea salt to taste

Directions:
Combine cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives,in a bowl, add minced garlic and green onion, top with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, a drizzle of flax seed oil and a sprinkle on some Himalayan sea salt.

Bon Appetit!

Click to listen to our discussion with Maria Liberati, celebrity Chef, award winning author and former international model about Easy Healthy Meal Ideas and Recipes with Spring Foods for Fresh and Mediterranean-Style Cooking.

 

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach and Counselor

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One Response to “Tomato and Cucumber Salad for an Easy Weight Detox and Healthy Heart”

  1. Maria | Perder kilos Says:

    Hi, Excellent article. I had no idea that a salad would help in a detox, and i did not know it could be ready as easy, apart from this salad, are there others that can be used for something specific and are just as easy to make?

    Greetings.

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