Cucumber Water

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We all know that water is so essential to our health but sometimes we just need a little more than just plain old boring water-you know that feeling.  When cucumbers are plentiful in the garden don’t miss the chance to enjoy this tasty water drink. It’s pretty and good for you.  Not only are you getting the benefits of water but also the vitamins and other nutrients that the cucumbers and any other herbs that you might add bring to you.

Try this cucumber water recipe!

8 cups water

1 lemon or lime, sliced

1 small cucumber, sliced

1 handful of fresh mint

Add the cucumber slices, lemon slices and mint to the water. Let chill for at least a couple of hours or up to 24 hours. Enjoy!

Other variations to try with the cucumbers.

2 sprigs of rosemary, a handful of thyme, a handful of basil, a handful of lemon grass, a handful of lemon balm or any other herbs that you like the flavor of.  Remember that the herbs add vitamins and antioxidants also.