Fresh and delicious summer salad {from your garden}

I’m back with another delicious and easy salad — this one is perfect for the summer months, especially if you grow your own herbs and veggies! I think a lot of us have been in the kitchen way more than usual lately, right? This salad is super easy to throw together. It’s also a great one to make in large amounts for get togethers, because it can be made well ahead of time. 
I planted a garden for the first time in YEARS this summer. I’ve missed it so much! I have big plans to add a set of permanent raised gardens that I hope to tackle later this fall or next spring. 
I use a loose square foot gardening method — you’d be surprised at how much you can fit into a four by four foot space! Especially if you plant veggies that grow up or vine like tomatoes and cucumbers. This year I started off with the basics again — a few herbs, two kinds of tomatoes and a ton of cukes!:
This is the smallest one I’ve picked so far — most of them are twice this size.
I forgot how many cucumbers one plant produces so I have a TON right now. I remembered loving this recipe when I’ve had it at restaurants, but I’ve never made it at home till recently! It’s SO fresh and yummy, and if you have a garden you may have most of what you’ll need growing in your backyard. I only have to buy a couple ingredients for this when I make it. 
I’ll list the ingredients and how much I used, but the measurements for this will depend completely on your preferences! It’s incredibly easy and quick to throw together:
Here’s what you’ll need to make this fresh salad: 

Cucumber Tomato and Onion Salad

Two cucumbers, chopped
Four tomatoes, chopped
Half red onion, chopped
1/4 cup feta cheese
One+ tbsp parsley
One+ tbsp dill 
Two to three tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
Salt to taste
The three main veggie ingredients give this salad great crunch and the marinade gives it wonderful flavor and a bit of bite that is delicious! 
Like I mentioned before, the ingredients should be adjusted to your tastes. Add more feta if you want (so good) and I like more red wine vinegar than most recipes I’ve found. I also LOVE dill so I add more of that as well. 
Taste it as you go to see if you you want more of an ingredient! 
This is delicious right after preparation, but even better a day or two later after it’s had time to marinate in the vinegar and herbs. 
I’ve seen recipes that include avocado as well! If you’re not a feta fan, mozzarella would be a great option as well. 
Have you tried this healthy and easy salad? It’s addictive! I can eat all of it in one sitting. 🙂 
Here’s an image to pin and save for later: 
Check out this delicious ramen noodle salad as well — if you like some crunch you will love it!: 
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