Lemon Cucumber Water

Cucumber Lemon Water

Anthony Valentine, Kidney-Friendly Chef
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Make ahead and enjoy for a few days. This cucumber lemon water is refreshingly loaded with Vitamins K and C, and antioxidants. Cucumber lemon water is a great way to stay hydrated on a hot day.
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Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Serving Size:1 cup

Nutrition

Calories:13 kcal
Carbs:3 g
Sodium:14 mg
Potassium:104 mg
Phosphorus:15 mg
Protein:1 g
Fiber:1 g

Equipment

  • 1 Cutting Board
  • 1 knife
  • 1 Pitcher

Ingredients 

  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 4 Mint sprigs
  • 6 Cups Water
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Rinse off the lemon, cucumber and mint.
  • Juice half of the lemon, and cut the other half into ¼" wide rounds.
  • Cut the cucumber into ¼" wide rounds.
  • Put lemon juice, cucumber and lemon rounds, and mint sprigs into a glass pitcher. Add water, and mix.
  • Place pitcher into the refrigerator for at least 2 hours for flavors to infuse.
  • To serve, pour over ice in a glass.

Notes

Another great way to make this recipe and save for later is to squeeze lemon juice, chop cucumbers and mint into small pieces and freeze in ice cube trays. Later, you can add an ice cube or two of the mixture to a glass of water. 
Also, check out our article on the Benefits of Lemon Cucumber Water

Full Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Lemon Water
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 13 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.2g0%
Saturated Fat 0.02g0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.03g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.003g
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 104mg3%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Vitamin B1 0.02mg1%
Vitamin B2 0.02mg1%
Vitamin B3 0.1mg1%
Vitamin B5 0.2mg2%
Vitamin B6 0.04mg2%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Vitamin E 0.04mg0%
Vitamin K 4µg4%
Calcium 23mg2%
Copper 0.1mg5%
Folate 11µg3%
Iron 0.3mg2%
Manganese 0.1mg5%
Magnesium 11mg3%
Phosphorus 15mg2%
Selenium 0.1µg0%
Zinc 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Anthony Valentine, Kidney-Friendly Chef (104)

Founder & Director Anthony Valentine graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Culinary Arts & Nutrition in 2013. He was later diagnosed with IGA Nephropathy (IGAN) in April 2017. On January 31st, 2019, he received a new kidney from his mother. Post-transplant life will never be the same, and neither will his diet. So, combining his diagnosis of IGAN with his degree in culinary arts and nutrition, he created Cukebook.org. Cukebook is a website that documents recipes, guides, tools, and resources designed to help people fighting chronic kidney disease.

Post-transplant life will never be the same, and neither will his diet. So, combining his diagnosis of IGAN with his degree in culinary arts and nutrition, he created Cukebook.org. Cukebook is a website that documents recipes, guides, tools, and resources designed to help people fighting chronic kidney disease.

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