Blueberry Cucumber Refresher

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Portions: 1
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  • ⅔ cup cold water
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1⁄2 cup cucumber, roughly chopped , plus 1 thinly cut lengthwise piece for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh ginger, peeled (about a 1⁄2-inch piece)
  • 3 mint leaves
  • 3 ounces club soda to top, chilled


  1. Add water, lime juice, honey, blueberries, cucumber, ginger, and mint leaves to a blender.
  2. Blend on high speed until completely combined.
  3. Strain the mixture through a fine metal sieve into a glass filled with ice. Top with club soda.
  4. Garnish the refresher by threading the lengthwise cucumber slice onto a cocktail skewer to create a wavy pattern, then add blueberries on the end of the skewer to hold the cucumber in place.

Recipe Tip

  • If you prefer a sweeter drink, add more honey to taste.


  • Swap honey for maple syrup or simple syrup if desired.
  • You can swap mint for fresh basil if desired.

About This Recipe

The Blueberry Cucumber Refresher is the lightest, most refreshing new way to cool down when temperatures rise. Whether you’re rehydrating after a workout or just generally trying to beat the heat, you’ll love this sweet, tangy combo of blueberries, mint, cucumber, lime, ginger and honey. Just blend, strain over ice and top with soda water. You’ll be more relaxed from the very first sip.

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