An easy salad either for Lunch or as a side salad for tea

Tastes great and is super healthy!

Cucumbers are a good source of vitamin B, are great for hydrating the body since they’re 95% water, and they contain properties that help fight against cardiovascular disease and cancer!

Tomatoes are a rich source in vitamin A, C, Folic Acid, and Beta-Carotene. Beta-Carotene helps protect the skin against sun damage. They also contain contain a wide array of beneficial nutrients and antioxidan…ts. So let’s get chopping


1 medium cucumber

1 punnet of cherrie tomatoes or two regular tomatoes

1 cup of Fetta cheese

1 cup chopped fresh basil

1 onion sliced

2 – 3 button mushrooms

2 cups of baby spinach

1 cup of either fresh or frozen peas (tip for peas just put in a bowl of boiling water for about 2 mins then into cold water, then add to salad)

Mix together
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon of Balsamic vinegar
Ground black pepper to taste
2 cloves of grated garlic
Then pour over salad


Wash salad vegies first, then chop cucumber, onion, mushrooms and basil Place in a bowl, add the tomatoes, onion, baby spinach, peas and fetta cheese. lightly drizzle with olive oil, vinegar, and pepper. Toss and enjoy!

This salad will go really well with roast meat, garlic prawns anything your heart desires!!! Enjoy

Share with your friends, let me know how you like it,
I find it makes a great staple as well for my weekly lunches

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Empowering You to Optimal Health Julie Doherty N.D

Author's Bio: 

Hi I’m Julie,

Your Health & Lifestyle Coach Specialist
(Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine)

I learnt very early in my life that there was much more to health than meets the eye

To achieve “Optimal Health” is about taking control of every aspect of YOU and YOUR LIFE:

That “Optimal Health” is only possible when we understand the unity of our mind, emotions connections to our physical body then our soul that inner voice that knows what is good and not good for us: Not to aim for Perfection but for Connection.

I love to work with people who dedicated who want to succeed in all areas of their life with the understanding that "Health is the very foundation for this to be possible"

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Accredited Member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society