Cucumber Smoothie

You know it’s delicious as a snack, in all sorts of salads, and even as savoury cold soup, but have you tried cucumbers for dessert?! 2 large cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1-2 ripe bananas (preferably Fair Trade) 2 cups of raspberries, strawberries, or other summer fruit About ½ cup of cold water (or try milk […]

Cucumber Salad with Yoghurt Dressing

Whisk together: 1/2 c plain yoghurt (or sour cream) 1 tsp mustard 2 tbsp chopped dill 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar In a separate bowl, combine: 4-5 small cucumbers 1/4 c onion, finely chopped 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper Toss cucumbers with the dressing and marinate in the fridge for at least one hour, […]

Quick Pickles

Ingredients: 1 1/4 pounds pickling cucumbers, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 cup cider vinegar 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup slivered onion 2 cloves garlic, slivered 1 teaspoon dill seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed Preparation: Place cucumber slices in a colander set in the […]