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08 Jan, 2015

Avocado and Cucumber Salad

This wonderfully refreshing salad is as healthy as it is delicious. Both quick and easy to prepare, this perfectly light lunch will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished.



30g pumpkin seeds, toasted
1 avocado
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/4 cucumber, halved and sliced
1 stick of celery, finely sliced
1 handful of spinach leaves, roughly chopped
1/2 yellow pepper, finely sliced
50g edamame beans
1 handful of coriander, roughly chopped
Sea salt and black pepper


First, toast the pumpkin seeds. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F. Place the seeds on a baking tray and put in the oven for 5-7 minutes.

Meanwhile, slice the avocado in half, then remove the stone and discard. Scoop out the flesh and slice, then cover with lemon juice.

Add all the remaining ingredients, mix together and season.