Veggie of the week: English Cucumber pt. 2

Health Benefits:
Low in calories
Contain no saturated fats or cholesterol
Low in sodium
The peel is a source of dietary fiber and can help reduce constipation and eliminate toxins from your gut
Great source of potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, and lutein
Mild diuretic which helps with weight gain and high blood pressure

Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber Sandwiches
15 servings

1 (8 ounce) package whipped cream cheese
1 package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
1 loaf rye bread
1 cucumber, thinly sliced

1. In a small bowl, mix whipped cream cheese and dry Italian-style dressing mix.
2. Spread equal portions of the mixture on slices of the rye bread.
3. Top each with a slice of cucumber.
4. Enjoy!


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