My clients are always asking me for ideas on healthy snacks.
This one was inspired by a recipe on Pinterest. I love to get ideas from there and then just FITNESSIFY them. That is make them healthy but FIT healthy.
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I love this recipe for two reasons. Its delicious and easy to make. Oh and also, crunchy! Love that!
By the way here are a few CUCUMBER FACTS that you will be surprised to know.
Health Benefits of Cucumbers
- Helps HYDRATE since made up of 95% water.
- Good source of B Vitamins.
- Helps fight cancers.
- Helps get rid of toxins during digestion.
- Low in calorie, high in fiber.
The hardest part of this recipe is taking out the flesh from the cucumbers, but it still only takes about one minute. You can literally make this recipe in about 5 minutes. Its a great healthy and fresh snack to keep in the fridge. Actually, it can also be a side dish.
This recipe reminds me of My Stuffed Zucchini Boats from My Eat To Be Fit Healthy Recipes Book. Now that is one delicious dish. And you can also make it a complete meal by adding ground turkey to the stuffing. Yum! I made it during cooking class and it was a hit. You can download the E-Book Version NOW and get all 300 Healthy Recipes right now. Click here: Eat To Be Fit
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Stuffed Crunchy Cucumber Boats
- 1 English cucumber, cut in half and take flesh out with mellon baller
- 1 cup cottage cheese
- 1 scallion, chopped
- 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
- flesh of cucumber, chopped
- Mix all ingredients in a bowl and spoon onto both sides of cucumber.
- Keep refrigerated.