Green Bean, Cucumber and Mint Salad with Avo and Chia

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A refreshing mix of crunchy beans, snow peas, mint and cucumber, sprinkled with chia seeds and splashes of lime. Light, summery, cleansing. So easy, so impressive.  

Green Bean, Cucumber and Mint Salad with Avo and Chia
 
Green Bean, Cucumber and Mint Salad.
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Ingredients
  • Large handful of green beans
  • Large handful of snow peas
  • Half a small cucumber
  • Half a zucchini
  • ½ avocado
  • Small handful of freshly picked mint
  • Small handful of freshly picked coriander/cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • Fresh lime
  • Pinch of coarse sea salt
OPTIONAL, TO DRESS
  • Chardonnay vinegar and a little of your best olive oil
Instructions
  1. Finely chop your beans and snow peas, and blanch in boiled water for two minutes.
  2. Cut the cucumber and zucchini into sticks, and toss with the sliced avocado.
  3. Tear up the mint and coriander and add to the bowl.
  4. Scatter the chia seeds over the top.
  5. Dress with a the juice of half a lime and a pinch of salt, or some chardonnay vinegar and olive oil, enjoy!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lauren Glucina is a plant-based whole foods Nutritionist, Naturopath and Medical Herbalist. She is a passionate advocate for food as medicine. Lauren has also formally trained as a Raw Foods Chef and has a soft spot for raw treats. 

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