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      Cucumber Lemonade

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      Time10 Min
      DifficultyEasy
      Serves2

      When the summer temperatures soar, its time to wheel out the classic lemonade. Lightly sweet and tart lemonade brings out the subtle flavours of this refreshing drink. While cucumbers have a neutral flavour and add a slight crunch to this instant cooler, they can be the perfect complement to this traditional drink. Apart from its ancient lineage of hailing from medieval Egypt, lemonade was made in ... Asia as a form of sweetened lemon water. Later this quick and easy to make cucumber lemonade recipe included several variations and became fashionable worldwide as an instant thirst quencher. Instead of reaching out for sugary sports drink filled with preservatives, this cucumber lemonade recipe will help you to make the best natural beverage that will keep you energized all day. For more intense lemony flavour, grate the zest to the syrup along with few springs of mint to make this cucumber lemonade restaurant style at home. If you’re on a low-calorie, paleo and vegan diet, prepare cucumber lemonade at home with less or no for a fat- free version. As per expert nutritionists having the juice of two lemons per day keeps one hydrated in the summer. Made from a handful of cucumber lemonade ingredients found in our kitchen, this delicious drink can be included in your daily diet. Honey can be added to enhance its taste. Grate the cucumber with its skin for its nutritive value. Adjust the sugar and tart level of this drink as per your family’s preference. For younger children add more water for a milder flavour.

      Nutrition Info. (per serving)

      ProteinFatCarbsFibre32 Cal32 Cal32 Cal32 Cal
      • 0gProtein
      • 0gFat
      • 7gCarbs
      • 1gFibre

      Ingredients

      Dry Grocery

      Honey

      Honey

      1 tablespoon

      Fruits & Vegetables

      Cucumber-regular

      Cucumber-regular

      1 unit

      Lemon

      Lemon

      1 unit

      Mint W/o Roots

      Mint W/o Roots

      5 g

      Other

      Water

      Water

      1 cup

      Ice Cube

      Ice Cube

      0.25 cups

      Directions
      1
      Wash the cucumber and slice it with skin.
      2
      In a blender jar, add slices of cucumber, mint leaves, lemon juice, and some water.
      3
      Pulse blend for 1-2 min.
      4
      Strain the mixture and discard the leftover, add remaining water and ice cubes, add honey to taste. Mix well and pour into a serving glass and serve cold.

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