Summer Salad Superstars

Written by Sheila Emery Murphy on .

Ready for a new twist on a summer salad? Try this refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad. Super nutritious and simple to make, this unique summer salad has a lovely Asian twist. Hoisin sauce and fresh lime juice are the magic ingredients that make this salad a superstar.

Watermelon is nutrient dense, a great source of the antioxidant lycopene as well as 90%+ water – complete with nourishing electrolytes – making it a delicious way to stay hydrated. Cucumber is a low calorie and high water content veggie with healthful phytonutrients. Together, watermelon and cucumber are a great way to “eat” your vitamin water.

So, ditch the standard potato salad and bring this salad to your next summer soirée! Click here for recipe. Recipe note: I prefer to leave the skin on my cucumber instead of peeling it. No need to waste the fiber and other nutrients in the peel that are so good for your body!