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Healthy Nopales Recipes

Healthy Nopales Recipes

As it gets warmer, you may be craving spicy foods perfect for summer, and these healthy nopales recipes will satisfy that craving while making the most of the in-season cactus paddles.

First up, make sure you’re preparing them correctly with this easy guide on How to Cook Nopales.

Image and Recipe via Mexico in My Kitchen

 

This light Summer Nopalitos Salad is a perfect side dish during warm weather.

These quick Nopales Slaw Tostadas with Pickled Red Onions are also vegetarian.

Boost your fruit or green smoothie with nopales cactus in your favorite flavors.

Why& How to Add Cactus to Your Next Smoothie
Image and Recipe via Care2

 

Grilled Cactus and Corn Salad is a tangy side dish perfect for summer barbecues.

Spice up your family gathering with Jalapeno and Cactus Tamales.

Jalapeno and Cactus Tamales
Image and Recipe via Nibbles and Feasts

 

This Low-Carb Cactus Salad is also perfect as a salsa substitute with guests.

Healthy Cucumber Recipes

Healthy Cucumber Recipes

July is the best time of year to find juicy, fresh cucumbers, so we had ways for you to use them in healthy cucumber recipes each day this week.

First up is a refreshing Cucumber and Strawberry Poppyseed Salad that will make a perfect lunch.

Cucumber and Strawberry Poppyseed Salad
Image and Recipe via With Salt & Wit

 

This Watermelon and Cucumber Smoothie is the perfect light summer snack or breakfast on a hot day.

This Tomato, Cucumber, and Avocado Salad is great dish to take along to summer BBQs and gatherings.

Tomato, Cucumber, and Avocado Salad
Image and Recipe via Green Valley Kitchen

 

Try making Cucumber Hummus as an easy and tasty summer appetizer.

Cucumber Hummus
Image and Recipe via vegan | family | recipes

 

If you love pasta, these Cucumber Noodles with Garlic Shrimp will be the perfect healthy, summer dinner for you.

Cucumber Noodles with Garlic Shrimp
Image and Recipe via Mommyhood’s Diary

 

Cucumber Vegetable Maki Rolls are a fun and refreshing meal for lunch or dinner.