Food industry leaders including produce farmers, supermarkets, food industry associations and food companies have joined the Meatless Monday movement, too. Going meat free on Monday helps increase fruit and vegetable consumption, supports hardworking produce farmers, and represents a fabulous platform for promoting meat free products.
Try this recipe to kick off your holistic living efforts with a burst of refreshing flavors:
Cucumber Salad with Lemon Almond Dressing
2 tablespoon almond butter
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 cup olive oil
Red pepper flakes (optional)
1-2 tablespoons of water
Salt and pepper
In a blender, combine all of the ingredients for the dressing.
In a bowl, toss the cucumber with ¼ cup of the dressing. Garnish with almonds.