Attempting to keep hydrated over the last few days, I decided to spice up my water routine. First I added some cucumbers, then some sliced lemons, which naturally lead to adding freshly squeezed lemon juice and finally, a dash of honey. This is how my cucumber lemonade recipe was born.
Cucumber lemon water is really quite simple to prepare, and will add a little jump in your step when consumed. Well, at least it did for me.
What is your favorite way to keep hydrated?
Cucumber Lemonade Water
Yields: 1 mason jar
- 1 lemon
- 8 thin slices of cucumbers
- Water to fill mason jar (Mason Jars Available Here– Affiliate)
- Optional: Honey to sweeten
- Thinly slice the cucumber until you have 8 pieces.
- Cut half a lemon into slices.
- Place the cucumber and lemon slices into the mason jar.
- Squeeze the juice from the other half of the lemon into the mason jar.
- Add honey, if so desired.
- Cover he cucumber and lemon with water.
- Let sit for 5-10 minutes.
Tips and Notes
- I suggest choosing organic cucumbers and lemons since they will be soaking in the water. If organic is not an option, washing and peeling the cucumbers and lemons will help.
- The longer the cucumber and lemon slices are soaking, the stronger the taste.
- You can always add another sweetener, if honey is not your thing.
- Experiment by adding some mint to create a different flavor.
- Keep adding more water to the mason jar over the course of a few days. Switch out the cucumber and lemon slices when they no longer float, are translucent and/or your water doesn’t have the taste you desire anymore flavor.
Keep drinking this cucumber lemonade all summer and you’ll sure to be cool, hydrated and refreshed!
For other healthy hydrating foods and drinks, check out:
- Grapefruit Ginger Juice
- The Green Juice
- Tomato Salsa
- Vanilla Strawberry Smoothie
- Ruby Red Apple Juice
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