More In My Basket Monthly: Hydration From The Garden

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Summer is approaching and refreshing drinks are on the menu. Grab some fresh mint from the herb garden, cucumber from your local Farmers’ Market and let’s get in the kitchen!

Water with Lime and Mint in it for Hydration


  • 8 cups of water
  • 1 small cucumber, washed and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, thoroughly washed


  1. Pour 8 cups of water into a large water pitcher. Place the thin slices of cucumber and mint leaves in the water.
  2. Cover, refrigerate, and enjoy!

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Recipe –  Cucumber Mint Water