This 3 ingredient Cucumber Mint Water is ready in 5 minutes and is SO refreshing! A healthy, calorie and sugar free drink for the Summer!
This is THE water that actually made Mr. FFF drink water.
Seriously. The guy lives on coffee and barely drinks any water. The only time I can usually convince him to drink water is if it’s coconut water in tropical white moscato sangria or blueberry mojitos.
But then I made this ULTRA fresh water and now he actually asks me to make it which, duh, I WILLINGLY do because it’s so stinking easy you will wonder why you haven’t been making flavored water forever.
Plus, if it was Saturday night, you could add a splash of white rum if you wanted to get the party started, you know. 😉
Why you will LOVE this Recipe
Water is SO important for your bodies. It allows and assists our bodies to transport nutrients like vitamins and minerals to all parts of our bodies and helps them to absorb well. It also carries oxygen to our bains, helping us think clearly and it flushes out waste and toxins. If you WANT to drink more water but just find it so boring and not very exciting, THIS cucumber mint flavored water is just for you! It’s incredibly easy to make and it gives flavor to your water using healthy and fresh ingredients!
What are the benefits of Cucumber Mint Water?
On those HOT spring and summer days, all I want is a tall glass of a refreshing drink! Pass me a vegan banana matcha smoothie or a vegan coconut milk smoothie with strawberries and I’ll be a happy girl. But a refreshing summer drink can be so much easier and more simple than blending up a smoothie- enter in THIS cucumber mint water recipe. Drinking this water has a host of health benefits, to boot: it delivers antioxidants, supports healthy skin, and boosts bone health, while also keeping you hydrated! PLUS, it tastes great!
Cucumber Mint Water Ingredients
YAY for a simple and delicious drink with a flavor you will LOVE and that improves your health! You may already have these ingredients on hand in your kitchen too, so that’s a win! This cucumber and mint water is SO simple and the ingredients list is short and concise- it will only take you 5 minutes to prepare it! Here’s what you’ll need to make it:
- Cucumber, thinly sliced
- 1 Lime, thinly sliced (with the peel still on)
- Mint leaves, tightly packed
How to Make Flavored Water
Flavored water with cucumber and mint is a fun way to switch up your water intake! You’ll still be getting the water your body needs, but you gain some fun flavor and health benefits of the mint, lime and cucumber as well! So now that we’ve rounded up our ingredients, we’ll be slurping up this flavored water in no time at all! Making it is easy peasy, so let’s get started:
Slice your cucumber and lime thinly and place them in a large pitcher, along with the mint leaves.
Add the water to your pitcher and pop it in the fridge. You’ll want to let it sit and refrigerate for at least 4 hours so that it becomes infused with the flavors. For best results, allow it to sit overnight!
Pour it into a tall glass and enjoy on the back deck!
How Long to Store Flavored Water
Now that you’ve got a pitcher full of refreshing, healthy, delicious goodness, you’re all ready to hang in the yard with your crew and sip away! You can store this flavored water in the fridge for up to 3-4 days!
Cucumber and Mint Water FAQ
Flavored water can be so fun because it’s easy to switch up ingredients to suit your preferences! Instead of cucumbers, slice some strawberries and toss them in with a handful of blueberries! Or for a citrus twist, throw in some sliced lemon and oranges for a refreshing glass of water. The possibilities are endless!
Drinking water is something that is SO important for our bodies! It helps our organs to function optimally, keep our skin healthy, and our minds think clearly. Drinking water is one of the simplest ways you can improve your health! Just replace sugary drinks with tall glasses of water and you’ll notice how much better you feel! If you’re excited about drinking water that has some taste to it, but are wondering how much of this water (or any water) you should be drinking, the answer is simple! You will want to aim to drink half of your body weight in ounces per day to keep things moving and give your body the hydration it needs!
Other Summer Sips
- 1/2 Cucumber, thinly sliced
- 1 Lime, thinly sliced (peel on)
- 1/4 Cup Mint leaves, tightly packed
- 6 Cups Water*
- Place the cucumber, lime and mint into a large pitcher.
- Pour the water over top and refrigerate at least 4 hours, but the most flavorful if you leave it overnight.
- DRINK UP!
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