Cucumber Limeade for HOT Days.

July 2020 has to be the hottest heat index month we've had in a while. We are puddling without the slightest effort, looking beaten up and dehydrated:(

Thankfully, our garden is pumping out 3-4 cucumbers per day and this is quickly becoming one of our favorite ways to stay cool. Cucumbers are packed with water, nutrients, and low in calories. With a few simple ingredients you'll be sipping at this lovely beverage in no time.

Cucumber Limeade

Adapted from Simply Recipes

  • 2 cucumbers, chopped
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • Sprig of mint
  • 6 cups filtered or spring water
  • Simple Syrup (1 to 1 ratio of sugar and water)

Add cucumbers, lime juice, mint to a blender. Puree on high for a minute. Pour puree into large pitcher, add about 3/4 cup to 1 cup simple syrup and 6 cups of water. Stir well and serve well chilled over ice.

Be Well and Stay Cool.

Tammy

 

 

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