Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler

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I love cucumber water and homemade limeade. But what if you could combine those two and make a delicious non-alcoholic summer beverage?

This recipe takes your regular limeade to a whole new level because it's packed full of flavour. It's infused with cucumber, fresh mint and ginger. Best of all, it's sugar free and completely keto-friendly!

Whether you struggle with keto-flu or need a healthy sports drink, it's easy to convert this tasty recipe into an electrolyte drink. Simply add some magnesium, potassium and sodium like I did in my Keto Electrolyte Drink!

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Nutritional values (per serving, 1 1/2 cups/ 360 ml)

4.1 grams 0.8 grams 0.6 grams 0.2 grams 0 grams 20 calories
Total Carbs4.9grams
Fiber0.8grams
Net Carbs4.1grams
Protein0.6grams
Fat0.2grams
of which Saturated0grams
Calories20kcal
Magnesium14mg (3% RDA)
Potassium140mg (7% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (80%), protein (12%), fat (8%)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

Cooler concentrate:
  • 1 1/2 cucumber (300 g/ 10.6 oz)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (120 ml/ 4 fl oz)
  • 1/3 cup sliced ginger (50 g/ 1.8 oz)
  • bunch of fresh mint (15 g/ 0.5 oz)
  • 1/3 cup Sukrin Gold, Swerve or Erythritol (g/ oz)
  • 1 cup filtered water (240 ml/ 8 fl oz)
  • Optional: few drops of stevia, to taste
To serve:
  • 1 bottle sparkling water - club soda or still water (1.5 L)
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • 2 sliced lemons (lime rind would make it bitter)
  • mint leaves
  • ice
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Instructions

  1. To make the cucumber-lime concentrate, you'll need cucumber, limes, ginger, fresh mint, sweetener and filtered water. Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler
  2. Juice the limes (you'll need 3-4 limes). Roughly chop the cucumber and slice the ginger. Place everything in a blender and add the fresh mint, low-carb sweetener and filtered water. Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler
  3. Blend until smooth, for about 15 seconds. Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler
  4. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve or a nut milk bag. Discard the pulp. Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler
  5. Pour in a bottle and refrigerate or serve immediately. You should get about 3/4 L (3 cups) of the cucumber-lime concentrate. Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler
  6. To serve, place 2-4 ice cubes into a glass. Add 1/2 cup of the cucumber-lime concentrate and top with 1 cup (240 ml) of club soda. Add mint, slices of cucumber and lemon. Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler
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I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Comments (2)

OMG this looks soooo good! I've never thought of blending the cucumber but it makes so much sense!

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Thank you Kelly!

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