#100LBWeightLossJourney – Water Recipes – Cucumber Series

Welcome to the Cucumber Series of Infused Water Recipes!

Photo credit: Wendy Copley / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Photo credit: Wendy Copley / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Cucumber and Mint Cooler

6 Cups of chilled spring or mineral water

12 thin slices of cucumber

A few sprigs of mint

In a 1.89 to 2.36 Litre (2 to 2.5 quart) pitcher, combine the water/cucumber. Serve, or cover and chill for at least 2hrs (up to 8hrs). Add ice cubes just before serving.

Cucumber & Lemon Medley

6 cups chilled spring or mineral water
12 thin slices of cucumber
4 thin slices of lemon

In a 1.89 to 2.36 Litre (2 to 2.5 quart) pitcher, combine water, cucumber, lemon.

Serve, or cover and chill at least 2 hours (up to 8hrs).

Add ice cubes just before serving.

 

Classic Spa Water

6 cups chilled spring or mineral water
12 thin slices of cucumber
4 thin slices of lemon
4 sprigs – ( each sprig being 2 inches long ) – fresh mint, slightly crushed
2 sprigs – ( each sprig being 2 inches long ) – fresh rosemary, slightly crushed

 

Photo credit: QuinnDombrowski / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Photo credit: QuinnDombrowski / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)

 

Are there really health benefits to adding cucumber to my water?

Aside from being a great way to add some flavor to your water(without adding calories), cucumbers are full of nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium, and vitamin K .

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About ChaosAndSilence

#100LBWeightLossJourney New to Blogging Newbie Gamer on Twitch. Avid Contester Mother to 2, Wife of 6 years. Baking, photography, dancing, hiking, etc.

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