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Awesome Summer Salad

Awesome Summer Salad

When it’s hot out there, you want to eat food that is refreshing. Well, try this one out.  It is tasty and refreshing and easy to make.

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

One 7-8lb. seedless watermelon, chilled

1 large cucumber

1/2 cup olive oil

3 limes or lemons or a combination of limes and lemons juiced

1 cup of fresh chopped mint leaves

11/2 cups crumbled or cubed feta cheese (do not use goat cheese in this recipe, it just waters down to nothing)

11/2 tsp. salt

Directions

Cube the watermelon and place in a large bowl.  Drain as much of the liquid from the watermelon as you can.  Slice the cucumber in half long ways and then slice it to your preferred thickness. Add feta, olive oil, lemons/limes, mint leaves and salt.  Mix well and keep in refrigerator until it is ready to serve. If you have left overs, you might want to drain it the next day and maybe add a bit more lemon/lime, olive oil and salt before eating it.  I thought it was great the next day as well, but it did get watered down some.

This makes a great before or after a meal salad or even on its own.  It is the perfect combination of sweet, savory and sour.

Happy Eating…Pia Civiletti, The Sassy Italian Lady

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Pia Civiletti

Pia Civiletti, creator of All Over Wellness, is a mother of one son and seven cats. Pia is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Hormone Cure Coach, Certified Personal Trainer, BraveHeart Women Anchor, DYBO Specialist, Reiki Master, Certified Hypnotist and lover of everything related to living a happy, healthy and fulfilled life. Pia started in the coaching field because she felt she could get to the cause of why people are unhealthy, unhappy and can’t seem to get to where they want to go. She found a deep interest in the way the body and mind worked when her disabled sister was hospitalized and near death. When one the doctors told Pia that she should become a doctor, it really got her thinking. She knew the traditional way was not for her but looked for a way she could use her skills to help others the way she was able to help her sister. Pia knows that focusing on the whole person and their life is what is needed for people to be truly healthy...working on many modalities that go from head to toe, healthy mind and body...that is where you find 'all over wellness'. Pia offers life and wellness consulting and coaching services. You can contact her at pia@alloverwellness.com. http://wellness101life.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Wellness-101-Contributor-Badge.png

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