Crunchy Cucumber Salad

4 ingredients is all it takes to put this tasty salad together. It is a great salad to have in the warmer months with cucumber being so hydrating. The cashews adds a really nice crunch. This salad can be used as a side to any meal or even just add some chickpeas or lentils and you have an awesome vegetarian meal.


2 continental cucumbers
100g baby spinach leaves, shredded
handful raw cashews, crushed
handful fresh parsley or corriander
sprinkle chili flakes

1 lemon juiced
1 teaspoon tamari
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons light coconut milk
¼ teaspoon grated ginger


Place all dressing ingredients in a jar, mix well until combined and then set aside.

Prepare your cucumbers, by scrapping out the seeds from the middle and then slicing them.

Place your shredded spinach on a plate, top with the cucumber, crushed cashews and herb of choice. Sprinkle with a little chili.

Drizzle dressing prior to serving

Serves 6 as a side salad


Keren is the founder of Vital Assurance, and hopes to bring to you her passion for healthy eating and living.