Minty paleo tzatziki
4 Lebanese cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1 garlic clove, grated 1 avocado Juice of 1 lemon 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbsp mint leaves, finely chopped 2 tsp chopped chives 2 tsp dried dill Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 Place the cucumber, garlic, avocado, lemon juice and olive oil in a food processor and pulse until you get a nice thick, creamy texture. Tip the mixture into a bowl, stir in the herbs and season with salt and pepper to taste.
The aroma of mint activates the salivary glands in our mouth as well as glands which secrete digestive enzymes, thereby facilitating digestion.