Have you ever heard the phrase, "eat your water"? Well if you haven't, it just means that you can enjoy fresh fruits and veggies all while getting your necessary water intake. This can be especially beneficial and convenient for those who do not like water or have a hard time drinking the necessary daily amounts our bodies need. There are many hydrating foods that you can incorporate into your daily eating habits and the good news is that several of them have very high water contents. Did you know that coconut, cucumber, peppers, celery, lettuce, tomatoes, zucchini, broccoli, strawberries, cantaloupe, watermelon and grapefruit all have over 90% water content? The main ingredients in this salad are all on this list so you can be sure that you will be eating good and increasing your water intake at the same time.
Mint or Basil
Salt & Pepper
Cut and cube the watermelon, tomatoes, cucumber and feta cheese and place in a bowl. Squeeze lime juice over the mixture. Chop/tear mint or basil leaves, add to the bowl and gently mix. Add salt and pepper to taste. For texture, additional nutrients and hydration, add any or all of the seeds suggested. ENJOY!