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April 18, 2018

Healthy Recipe: Almond-Cucumber Crunchers

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Cucumber-Almond Crunchers Tom D'Intino/for PhillyVoice

Need a healthy snack recipe for your springtime get-together? Try making these almond-cucumber crunchers from Independence LIVE’s weekly healthy cooking class. The cucumbers help you stay hydrated, prevent constipation, cleanse your body of toxins and waste, and can even help lower blood pressure. Topped with hummus, diced tomatoes, and chopped almonds, this tasty treat is also high in protein and full of flavor.

Almond-Cucumber Crunchers – 4 servings

Ingredients:

• 1 large cucumber
• 1 cup + 2 tablespoons roasted red pepper hummus
• ¾ cup chopped almonds (or almond slices)
• ¼ cup fresh tomatoes, diced

Directions:

  1. Cut cucumber diagonally in 2” slices.
  2. Top slices with hummus, tomatoes, and almond slices.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving (4 slices): 165 Cal, 12g Fat , 10g Carbs, 5g Fiber, 135mg Sodium, 5.5g Protein


Want to learn more recipes like this one? Try a Healthy Cooking Class: Every Wednesday at Independence LIVE