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Cucumber Mint Lemonade
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Cucumber Mint Lemonade

Raw, healthy and refreshing cucumber mint lemonade recipe to help you stay deliciously hydrated during the hottest summer days.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Cucumber Mint Lemonade
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 72kcal
Author Florentina

Ingredients

  • 4 lemons -peeled & seeds discarded
  • 1 lemon (sliced for garnish)
  • 1/2 English cucumber -sliced
  • 1/2 English cucumber -diced
  • 5 sprigs fresh mint (leaves only) +some for garnish
  • 6 cups filtered water
  • 1/3 cup agave syrup or coconut nectar (or to taste)

Instructions

  • Add the diced cucumber and peeled lemons together with the mint leaves and agave syrup to a powerful blender or food processor. Add the water and blend until smooth to your liking. ( If using a food processor you might want to strain it at this point. If using a Vitamix there won't be any need for straining).
    Taste and adjust sweetness with more syrup or nectar.
  • Transfer the lemonade to a pitcher with the reserved cucumber, lemon slices and mint sprigs. Serve over ice.

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Notes

  • Add 1/4 cup of chia seeds to the lemonade to boost up the nutritional value.
  • If using a powerful blender like a Vitamix you won't need to strain the lemonade.

Nutrition

Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 197mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 49.3mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.7mg