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Day #6 Healthy Snacks – Cucumber Bowls and Bruschetta

Tuesday!  Just one week before the bell rings to start the 2014/2015 school year.  A new and fresh start!

Today we are featuring Cucumber bowls and bruschetta as our healthy snack feature.

Heirloom tomatoes from gardencuc2Heirloom tomatoes from gardencuc2

Cucumber bowls:

Cut (and peel if desired) cucumbers into 1.5 inch pieces and hollow out with small sized scoop.

Bruschetta:

2 cups diced tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1/2 cup fresh parsley or cilantro (optional)
3 tbsp. fresh basil or 3 tsp dried basil
1 tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp olive oil
Fresh ground pepper to taste
1 tsp dried oregano

Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate for a few hours before serving.

Here is a great article that we found on why you should add delicious fresh tomatoes to your healthy lunch routine (in any form)
Read Article Here

Tomatoes aren’t your thing?  Try this alternate Fresh Zucchini Bruschetta Recipe from Laurie David’s The Family Cooks

So, the countdown is on! 7 more sleeps!

Enjoy the last week of summer holidays.

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