Cucumber and Melon Salad
Say helloooo to Spring with this delightfully fresh, sweet and succulent salad. Let the colours gently welcome you into the warmer months and get you excited for picnics, BBQs and balmy nights.
- 1 rockmelon
- 1 cucumber
- 2 tbsp pinenuts
- 15–20 mint leaves
- juice of 1 orange
- Chop the rockmelon flesh and put it in a mixing bowl.
- Chop the cucumber and mint leaves, and combine with the rockmelon.
- Add the orange juice and mix well.
- Place the cucumber and melon salad in a serving dish – then it’s ready to enjoy!
TIPS: Add a few chopped nuts or crumbled feta cheese (or nutritional yeast) to the salad if you like. Fresh blueberries also taste wonderful with it.
To create interesting serving dishes, you can use the melon shells. When preparing the salad, cut the rockmelon in half and carefully cut out the flesh so that the melon shells become two bowls. Place the melon shells on your serving dishes and spoon the salad inside.
Images and recipes from The Scandinavian Belly Fat Program by Dr Berit Nordstrand (Murdoch Books) RRP $35.00 available now in all good bookstores and online.