Yogurt pafaits are a great breakfast option, one that is filled with nutrients and great breakfast ingredients! This salad recipe is a deconstructed parfait – one with the crunch of walnuts, the hydration of cucumbers, and the sweetness of strawberries.
The Greek yogurt is a drizzle on top, and that touch of sweet is added in with honey. Now that sounds like a great breakfast salad combination!
On the go, there aren’t so many breakfast choices that are put together super quickly in the morning. Most of them are make-ahead, but if you are short on time both the day before and day of, this recipe is for you!
Eating more salads, such as this Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Greek Yogurt, benefits your health because of the fresh and natural ingredients.
Strawberries for example, benefits eye health. They are also so sweet and delicious that they can replace sweets. Eating cucumbers flushes out toxins from the body and fights cellulite. The Greek yogurt in this salad keeps your digestive system running smoothly. It also contains more nutrition than regular yogurt.
What do I need to make this recipe?
Strawberries increase the good cholesterol in your body and protect your heart.
Cucumbers are classically good for hydration and help to lower blood sugar.
Raw walnuts help to manage type 2 diabetes and support gut health.
Greek yogurt contains probiotics, supporting your gut too, and contains protein and calcium.
Honey contains antioxidants and improves cholesterol.
How to make Easy and Fresh Strawberry Cucumber Breakfast Salad
Easy and Fresh Strawberry Cucumber Breakfast Salad
- ½ lb strawberries, sliced
- ½ English cucumber, sliced
- ¼ cup raw walnuts
- ½ cup Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp raw honey
- Cut stems off from 1/2 pound of strawberries; slice each strawberry.
- Slice 1/2 English cucumber.
- Chop 1/4 cup raw walnuts. Mix strawberries, cucumber, and walnuts together.
- Stir 1/2 cup Greek yogurt and 1 teaspoon raw honey together.
- When ready to enjoy, add yogurt and mix with the rest of the ingredients.