When the flaming weather in the peak summers, turns up the heat, we crave for cooling foods and drinks. Of all the summer-friendly foods, cucumbers are always loved for their cooling properties. Around 90% of cucumber is made up of water, which works well in the balmy climate as it helps hydrate the body by replenishing lost fluids due to sweating. Cucumber is known to be one of the best foods for weight loss as the low amount of calories in the food causes the existing calories to burn while digesting this high-fibre food.
Cucumbers are popularly eaten in salads but its juice is equally healthful and great in taste. Nutritionists suggest juicing a raw cucumber. However, if you like to spice up your drinks, here are some ideas to make cucumber beverages that can help you brave this season.
Recipes Of Detox Cucumber Drinks
Want to relax with a refreshing cocktail during weekend after a long week? This drink with cucumber and mint, topped with rum and champagne, will let you enjoy your evening.
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Virgin Cucumber Cooler
For teetotallers, this mocktail with cucumber and mint works great in this weather. You don't have to wait for the weekend to relish this super fresh beverage. Drink this easy-to-make cucumber cooler any time, any day.
Green Cucumber Shots
These cucumber shots are prepared using flavoursome herbs and spices. Drink this refreshing shot every day to reap the benefits of cucumber to the fullest.
Chilled Cucumber Soup
Soup is one of the healthiest dinner meals and this chilled soup recipe is sure to make you crave for more. Made with cucumber and yogurt, this chilled cucumber soup will provide you freshness after a hot, tiring day.
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Drink cucumber juice in form of these concoctions or serve these drinks to welcome people over to your house. With these interesting and easy recipes of drinks made of cucumbers, treading this scorching and long season of summers will become easier.
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