If you’re looking to make a delicious infused water that helps with bloating and energy, try this Cucumber Ginger Lemon Water. This healthy beverage is a great way to start the day.

Water with cucumbers, ginger, and lemons

Infused water is simply water with a little something extra! Not only do you get the added flavors of lemon, cucumbers, and fresh ginger, but you get a dose of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and potassium.

Cucumber Ginger Lemon Water is also perfect if you love to entertain as it takes only minutes to put together. It looks beautiful and fancy on the counter with minimal effort.

Why You Need This Recipe

  • Infused waters will encourage you to hydrate. Sometimes life happens and our best laid plans like drinking more water each day just don’t happen. This Cucumber Ginger Lemon water will be a lovely reminder to do so!
  • It’s high in nutrients from the cucumbers and lemon. As the fruit sits in the water the flavor and nutrients seep into the water. This means you’re doing your body a huge favor as well as your taste buds.
  • Ice cold infused water is so refreshing on a hot summer day.

Key Ingredients

English cucumbers are rich in vitamins and minerals including Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Magnesium, and potassium.

Lemon adds a bright pop of citrus to the water while imparting Vitamin C and soluble fiber.

Ginger root has a slightly spicy flavor and is most well known for it’s ability to reduce nausea and indigestion.

Filtered water is water that has been filtered to remove chemicals, pesticides, and chlorine.

Ingredients for cucumber lemon ginger water

Recipe Steps

You’re only less than ten minutes away from a refreshing glass of infused water. Here’s how:

Step One

In a pitcher combine the cucumber slices, lemon slices, and ginger slices.

Sliced lemons and ginger

Step Two

Cover and place the pitcher in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

As always, please do see the recipe card at the end of this post for the exact ingredients and measurements.

sliced cucumbers in water

Step Three

Enjoy cold!

A glass of cucumber ginger lemon water

Recipe Tips & Substitutions

  • You can refill the pitcher with water at least 1-2 extra times, but the flavor of the cucumber and lemon will not be as strong.
  • This recipe is best when used within 24 hours. After this the lemon peel begins to make the water slightly bitter.
  • You can serve this immediately but the flavor of the water will be stronger the longer it sits. You can mash the fruit a bit with a wooden spoon to release the juices immediately if needed.

FAQs

What are the benefits of cucumber and lemon water?

It promotes healthy skin, good digestion, and boosts energy levels. Good hydration with extra antioxidants, vitamins and minerals from the cucumbers, lemons and ginger will do this and more!

What else can I use to infuse water?

If you don’t have cucumbers and/or lemons you can also infuse water with herbs like mint or basil, fresh berries or fruit, and other types of citrus like limes and oranges.

cucumber lemon water with ice

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Cucumber lemon ginger water

Cucumber Ginger Lemon Water


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Description

If you’re looking to make a delicious infused water that helps with bloating and energy, try this Cucumber Ginger Lemon Water. This healthy beverage is a great way to start the day.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced thinly
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 16 ounces filtered water (or up to 32 ounces of water)

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher or glass jar, combine the cucumber slices, lemon slices, and ginger slices.
  2. Cover and place the jar or pitcher in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or up to 24 hours.
  3. Enjoy cold.

Notes

  1. You can refill the pitcher with water at least 1-2 extra times, but the flavor of the cucumber and lemon will not be as strong.
  2. This recipe is best when used within 24 hours. After this the lemon peel begins to make the water slightly bitter.
  3. You can serve this immediately but the flavor of the water will be stronger the longer it sits. You can mash the fruit a bit with a wooden spoon to release the juices immediately if needed.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Category: Beverage
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Keywords: detox lemon water, cucumber detox water, infused water recipe

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