Kefir can be used for more than just savory dishes. In this tangy, fresh cucumber salad kefir marinates with garlic, apple cider vinegar, and cumin to become deliciously fresh salad.


  • 2 medium cucumbers, quartered lengthwise and diced

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste

  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar or well-fermented kombucha

  • 1/2 cup milk kefir

  • Pinch of ground cumin


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl.

  2. Marinate in the refrigerator, covered, for 15 minutes before serving.

Cucumber Kefir Salad