Pineapple Cucumber Salad

This pineapple salad is so delicious it will even brighten your day.  A plant based side dish and it does not take long to make it.

  • Pineapples were first cultivated in Hawaii in the 18th century. Hawaii is the only U.S. state in which they are still grown.  It takes three years for a pineapple to mature.
  • “Pineapples can help reduce the risk of macular degeneration, a disease that affects the eyes as people age, due in part to its high amount of vitamin C and the antioxidants it contains,” Flores said from Livescience.


1 fresh pineapple, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
2 limes juiced
Salt and pepper
feta cheese, crumble (optional)
Walnut, chopped (optional)


Combine all ingredients and toss lightly to distribute the lime juice evenly.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serve immediately or keep chilled until ready to serve.