In honor of June being Cucumber Month, I’m kicking off a 4-part cucumber recipe roundup series with these 20 cool and refreshing cucumber drinks that will help beat the heat this summer.

20 Cucumber Drinks To Cool You Down This Summer.

Since summer is the perfect season to get creative with your drinks, these 20+ cucumber drink recipes will help you do just that! From cucumber smoothies to cocktails to infused-water, these recipes are sure to cool you down on even the hottest of days.

And just in case you’re interested in more ways to use cucumbers, make sure to check out 30 Asian-Inspired Recipes That Use Cucumbers and 30 Cool Cucumber Salad Recipes.

Benefits of Cucumbers

Not only are cucumbers cool and refreshing, but they also provide some nutritional benefits. And who doesn’t want that?! Studies have shown that cucumbers are rich in antioxidants and can help protect cells from harmful free radicals and may reduce chronic disease risks. Below is a list of some of the nutritional goodness found in cucumbers.

  • 95% Water, which can help keep you hydrated
  • Low in calories, about 30 – 45 calories per a medium cucumber
  • Low in carbs, which make them great for keto diets
  • Low Glycemic Index, so it’s great for diabetics
  • Fiber – Helps with digestion
  • Calcium – Helps maintain strong bones
  • Vitamin K – Aids with the absorbtion of Calcium and helps build bone mass
  • Vitamin C – Helps protect cells from free radical damage
  • Magnesium – Helps regulate muscle and nerve function, blood sugar, and blood pressure
  • Potassium – Helps cells maintain normal levels of fluid in the body
  • Manganese – Helps activate enzymes in metabolism and has a role in a variety of chemical processes in your body

20 Cucumber Drinks: Infused Waters, Cocktails, and Smoothies

From cocktails to smoothies, there’s a cucumber drink for every taste bud. So the next time you’re looking for something to quench your thirst, try these refreshing cucumber drinks and you’ll be cool as a cucumber in no time! What are some of your favorite cucumber drinks?

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