Many of us tend to think of cucumber as a garnish, a decoration… at best an afterthought on salads and side dishes… or a clever decoration on the buffet.
Like its cousin the melon, cucumber is actually a fruit. Unlike tomatoes, it actually can pair well with fruits.
Never mind all that… let’s just say it’s an amazing vegetable.
Why??? Because cucumber is a nutritional powerhouse!
Cucumber is a super-food containing almost all the vitamins you need each day, including B vitamins, vitamin C, fiber, vitamin K1, copper, potassium, and manganese.
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