Cucumbers are refreshing in a salad, so why not add them to a summery drink? This sparkling beverage uses grapes, as well as cucumbers, to create a cool sipper for relaxing on a hot day.
Makes 4 servings
2 cups (500 mL) peeled coarsely chopped seedless cucumber
2 cups (500 mL) sparkling water
1 cup (250 mL) halved green seedless grapes
2 tablespoons (4 mL) lemon juice
1-2/3 tablespoons (25 mL) Pure Via Stevia Liquid sweetener*
10 medium fresh mint leaves
*Substitute 10 packets Pure Via Sweetener for the liquid product.
Combine all ingredients in blender; cover.
Nutritional information (per serving)
Blend until smooth.
Serve in a tall glass over ice.
Calories 37; Protein 1g; Carbohydrates 10g; Fat 0; Cholesterol 0; Sodium 7mg
Fruit – 1/2; Vegetables – 1/4
Calorie Reduction: 69%
Carbohydrate Reduction: 67%