Thursday, May 8, 2014

Cucumber Mint Lemon

1 large cucumber
organic, non-waxed pref'd
a handful of fresh mint leaves
1/2 lemon

Juice the cucumber with skin.
Juice the mint as well.
Squeeze in 1/2 lemon juice.
Stir. Serve as is, or over coconut water ice cubes or chill for later.
Garnish with fresh mint leaves and a stick of cucumber.
optional: a pinch of sea salt stirred in.

Calories: about 45-50 calories per recipe 
this recipe makes about 14 ounces total, serves 1-2 people
calories per 7 ounces: about 25 calories
Nutrients: high in vitamin K, C and potassium

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