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Continued: Recipes: cold flavorful drinks

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In the jar of a blender, process the cucumber and lime juice, then strain through a fine-mesh sieve for an hour. Add the juice to the water, along with a little sugar to taste. Serve garnished with a lime slice.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 7 Fat 0 g Sodium 10 mg

Carbohydrates 2 g Saturated fat 0 g Calcium 14 mg

Protein 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 0 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: free food.

LEMON AND MINT INFUSION

Serves 1

Note: From “Share: The Cookbook That Celebrates Our Common Humanity” (Kyle Books, $35).

• 2 slices lemon

• 2 sprigs fresh mint

Directions

For a refreshing start to the day, place the lemon and mint into a heatproof glass and cover with boiling water. Allow to steep for 2 minutes before drinking.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 3 Fat 0 g Sodium 2 mg

Carbohydrates 1 g Saturated fat 0 g Calcium 5 mg

Protein 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 0 g

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