Say goodbye to boring salads with a few greens and a drop of dressing. When you bring that meal to work, nine times out of 10, you end up buying lunch anyway (so much for trying to be healthy, right?). But we can spot a good thing when we see it, so when there’s a salad packed with the right spices and combination of ingredients that actually fill you up, we're on board.
Women’s Health asked the pros at Pinterest to find some of the top-pinned get-fit salad recipes, and everyone is raving about this simple cucumber, tomato, and avocado salad. New York City–based dietitian Keri Gans says cucumber and tomato are both low in calories (cucumbers are actually mostly water), and the good-for-you fat in avocados is super gratifying. Below, find the detox salad recipe that everyone is talking about.
Cucumber, Tomato, and Avocado Salad
Extra virgin olive or sunflower oil
Place chopped tomatoes, sliced cucumber, sliced red onion, diced avocado, and chopped cilantro into a large salad bowl.
Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice.
For the full recipe, head over to Natasha’s Kitchen.
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