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Cucumber Salad With Apple Vinaigrette

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I promised myself I would try some new recipes now that slow summer days are here. Especially salads. Serve this one with a tuna sandwich and lemonade for a light lunch on a hot day.

Cucumber Salad with Apple Vinagrette.

Serves 4

1/2 a head of lettuce(I used red leaf)

2 asian cucumbers or an english cucumber(amount to your liking), cut in about 1 inch lengths and quartered into sticks

1 stalk of celery, thinly sliced on a mandoline

Vinaigrette

Combine the following and have ready and waiting when you grate the apple.

2 tsp. lemon juice

2 Tb. vinegar(I chose rice vinegar because it is in between white and apple cider in terms of sweetness)

1/3 tsp. salt

dash pepper

3 Tb. olive oil

Grate peeled apple(I chose Golden Delicious) on the finest side of the grater, as for daikon radish or ginger so that it is almost a puree, until you have 4Tb. Add immediately to the vinagrette.

I'm not a big fan of celery but I recommend not omitting it, it adds an important flavor note.


Me: GLUTEN-FREE 7/06, multiple food allergies, T2 DIABETES DX 8/08, LADA-Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, Who knew food allergies could trigger an autoimmune attack on the pancreas?! 1/11 Re-DX T1 DM, pos. DQ2 Celiac gene test 9/11

Son: ADHD '06,

neg. CELIAC PANEL 5/07

ALLERGY: "positive" blood and skin tests to wheat, which triggers his eczema '08

ENTEROLAB testing: elevated Fecal Anti-tissue Transglutaminase IgA Dec. '08

Gluten-free-Feb. '09

other food allergies

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Sounds delicious! B)


Collette

Positive Bloodwork Oct 1st 2007. Gluten-free 3 YEARS Oct 1st!

Dairy & Soy free since Dec 1st 2007.

Potato free since January 3rd 2008.

Remaining Nightshades since April 1st 2008. Back on September 2010. :)

Developed Rice & Tapioca & Corn Intolerances...

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In a constant state of evolution... sending love! :)

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