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Hydrating Aloe and Cucumber Water

Loaded with minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, this delicious drink has a slightly sour taste and makes the perfect refreshment after your workout.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Raw
Keyword: aloe vera
Servings: 1
Author: Hello Glow
Cost: $5

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Mesh strainer

Ingredients

  • 2 aloe vera leaves
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut water
  • 1/2 small cucumber roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Cut the aloe vera leaves into halves lengthwise, then use a spoon to scoop the translucent gel, and add it into the blender, together with the coconut water and cucumber.
  • Process, strain the liquid to eliminate the cucumber pulp, then drink the liquid straight away.

Notes

Taken internally or incorporated into a smoothie, juice or food, aloe can ease a whole host of undesirable ailments. Reducing cholesterol, promoting digestive health with its anti-inflammatory properties, and even fighting bad breath are reasons to give this plant a try. Health experts recommend drinking 1-3 ounces of aloe vera juice daily.