5 Cucumber Infused Water Recipes
Water is a great help in losing weight but not everybody is able to drink a lot of it everyday. The easy and tasty way to get the water fix is to reach for high calorie drinks that make you put on weight and cause many other harms to body. If you are also one of those who don’t like plain water or simply want some zing, you can try cucumber water instead.
Cucumber water is delicious and cuts your craving for sugary drinks. It also makes you drink more water due to the taste factor. Cucumber water reduces blood pressure and boosts bone health due to the presence of vitamin K. Antioxidants of cucumber work against free radicals that damage skin and give you glowing skin that doesn’t show premature aging. And lastly if you need a quick fix for a hangover, cucumber water can just be the thing you need.
It is easy to prepare cucumber water at home. You can try some of these Cucumber Infused Water Recipes-
Basic Cucumber Infused Water
Cut a cucumber into halves and remove the seeds if you want. Fill 1.5 litre water in a pitcher and place cucumber slices in it. Let the cucumbers steep overnight. If you do not have much time then leave cucumbers for at least an hour. Keep it in refrigerator or put lots of ice cubes in the water.
Remove the cucumber slices and enjoy the healthy drink.
Cucumber Infused Water with Mint
1 handful mint leaves
1 large cucumber
1 organic lemon
1 handful ice (optional)
Water 1.5 litre
Crush the mint leaves a little and place them in a pitcher.
Place cucumber and lemon slices in the pitcher.
Add in lot of ice cubes and then fill the container with water.
Stir well and refrigerate for 4 hours before serving.
Cucumber Infused Water with Strawberry
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup sliced cucumbers
2 limes, sliced
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
1.5 litre Water
Place strawberries, lemon slices, mint leaves and cucumber slices in a container.
Add in ice cubes and fill the jar with water.
Refrigerate for 10 minutes and serve.
Cucumber Infused Water with Pineapple
1/2 cup pineapple slices
1 cucmber, sliced
1.5 litre water
Place cucumber and pineapple slices in a jar and fill it with water and add ice cubes.
Refrigerate for 4 hours and enjoy.
Cucumber Infused Water with Orange
2-3 liters water
2 oranges, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
½ large cucumber, sliced
1 handful of fresh mint leaves
Place oranges, cucumber and lemon in a jar. Mash a bit.
Crush the mint leaves a little and place them in the pitcher.
Add water and ice cubes.
Stir and enjoy.
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