Cucumbers are low in calories – being mostly made up of water, which makes them a perfect snack for quenching thirst and hunger.
According to Organic Facts:
Tip: Cucumber rounds make the perfect cracker replacement. They are crisp, provide a firm base, and aren’t overly powerful on taste. So you can top them with whatever you like for a super healthy diabetic snack. Or, even use them as crackers for dips. The idea is to replace your processed crackers with cucumber crackers instead (see recipe below).
Cucumber Nutrition Facts: Half cup slices: Calories (Energy): 8g Fat: 0.06g Carbohydrate: 1.89g Fiber: 0.3g Sugar: 0.87g Protein: 0.34g.
As you can see in the image above, I’ve used avocado, cheese, sundried tomatoes, hummus and sprouts. But you can really use anything you’ve got on hand.
Give them a try and let me know how you go.
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