Chia Cucumber Rounds

Think outside the salad bowl for a delightful way to use your favorite cool, crisp veggie. Sliced cucumber rounds are topped with a dollop of creamy Greek yogurt, a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of chia seeds to create the perfect taste and texture sensation. Enjoy as a healthy snack or refreshing side with any meal.

Chia-covered cucumbersChia Cucumber Rounds

Serves 4

Ingredients

4 cucumbers, sliced in half lengthwise, then cut into 1/2-inch rounds
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp. honey
2 Tbsp.  chia seeds

Directions

1. Place cucumbers on a flat surface; top with Greek plain yogurt, a drizzle of honey and chia seeds.

2. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest; she’d love to hear from you!

About Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.

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3 comments on «Chia Cucumber Rounds»

  1. Abigail says:

    My kids and I love cucumbers. We will devour two at at time for an afternoon snack. This sounds like a great recipe to introduce into our cucumber obsessed snacking. Thanks!

    1. Thanks Abigail! I hope you enjoy them! They’re so fun for kids!

  2. Ronda Strobel says:

    Do you soak the chia seeds first, or just sprinkle them on top?

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