Spiralized Cucumber Spa Water with Mint and Lemon

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Spiralized Cucumber Spa Water with Mint and Lemon

Spiralized Cucumber Spa Water with Mint and Lemon

Early last week, I was really in the mood for something super refreshing. I had already had my kobucha for the day, drank tons of water, and I was just craving something crisp.

I wanted lemon water with a little something extra. Then it came to me: spa water!

It was late in the day and I did something utterly blasphemous to the Inspiralized doctrine: I grabbed a cucumber out fo the fridge and…. a knife, to slice the cucumbers.

Can you believe it?! As I went to slice the ends off of the cucumber, it struck me – “Ali, who has time to slice that cucumber? Spiralize it!”

Spiralized Cucumber Spa Water with Mint and Lemon

Like a lightbulb, I grabbed some fresh mint I had leftover from another recipe, a lemon and of course, the Inspiralizer.

Within a few seconds, I had gorgeous, fluffy, spiral-y cucumbers. I placed them into a pitcher we got for our wedding, and added in some sliced lemons and the mint.

This water was EXACTLY what I was looking for and it quenched that urge for something crisp, refreshing, and, for lack of a better word, not boring (lemon water gets old after awhile.)

Spiralized Cucumber Spa Water with Mint and Lemon

Talk about food as art, right? The cucumbers look beautiful in the pitcher with a pop of color from the lemons and texture from the mint.

I can’t wait to serve this up the next time I have friends over – it’s a fancy way to serve water, especially during the summertime when cucumbers are in abundance!

If you’ve ever had spa water, you’ll love this Inspiralized spa water!

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Recipe

Spiralized Cucumber Spa Water with Mint and Lemon

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 9 -12

Ingredients

  • 12 oz cucumber Blade A (do not pat dry)
  • 7 grams roughly chopped mint
  • 1 small lemon sliced into 1/4" rounds
  • 9-12 cups water depending on the size of the pitcher

Instructions

  • Add the cucumber, mint and half of the lemon into the bottom of a pitcher. Pour in the water and then squeeze the remaining lemon into the pitcher and either discard the lemon rinds or add them in as well. Stir well and let sit for a few hours to infuse or enjoy immediately!

Spiralized Cucumber Spa Water with Mint and Lemon

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19 comments

Steven says:
I find drop of peppermint essential oil is so much more flavorful than mint leaves
Ali Maffucci says:
That sounds lovely!
Tim says:
Essential oils are not edible! Do not do this! It is very harmful to your organs. (They can sometimes be OK if diluted in fat, but water will not dilute essential oil as oil and water do not mix.)
Suzy says:
I just made it....but I spiralized the lemon too!
june says:
Hi, This looks lovely. would it keep for a few days in the fridge?
Anonymous says:
Yes it will keep in thw fridge for several days. Just keep in mind the longer it steeps the stronger the flavor.
Vivian says:
So many flavors of mint...so little time! Love to experiment...but anything that encourages the drinking of water is a good thing! Your take on it makes it sexy!
JENNIFFER P. says:
You should try watermelon, lime and mint. It taste wonderful too!
Pauline hurst says:
I love orange and lemon spa water and I am spiralizing both for my fridge jug - looks amazing !
Meaghan says:
It's a great summer drink!
Meaghan says:
Yes! So happy you like this tip!

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