Cucumber Tomato Salad

lunch & dinner salads Jan 19, 2023
Cucumber Tomato Salad

Leafy greens and cucumbers are fantastic for the lymphatic system and hydrating the body. Proper flowing lymph is imperative to good digestive health. I call this salad my medicine rather than a meal. The salad should feel rather large on purpose.


Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe:

  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes 
  • 1 cucumber, sliced 
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped dill
  • ½ cup chopped scallion (green tips only)
  • 8 cups of red leaf lettuce
  • Juice from 1-2 oranges
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup
  • Optional: canned sardines, fresh salmon/cod/halibut, white potato (choose one only)



  1. Place the salad vegetables and the leafy greens of your choice in a bowl and mix them. 
  2. In a separate bowl, make the dressing. Mix the fresh orange juice and maple syrup. 
  3. Pour dressing over salad. 
  4. Add in optional protein or carbohydrate. 


 Serves 1-2


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