Cucumber Boats

Cucumber Boats

Did you ever have ants on a log when you were younger? Cucumber boats  are similar, but a little more sophisticated. You’re all grown-up now, so your snacks can be too!

Ingredients:

  • Cucumbers
  • Filling Options: Nut butter ( cashew, peanut, almond), Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese, Hummus, Guacamole

Toppings:

  • Nuts-  slivered almonds, pistachios, cashews etc.
  • Dried fruit – cranberries, blueberries, apricots, etc.
  • Seeds – sunflower, chia, flax or poppy
  • Olives, diced tomatoes, drained flaked tuna

Directions:

  1. Slice your cucumber in half horizontally and spread with nut butter or a soft cheese (2 tbls).
  2. Sprinkle with nuts, seeds or dried fruit to add some crunch.
  3. Don’t go overboard with the toppings.  The vegetable is the star of the show.