With a mellow flavor and perfumy aroma, this duo of supreme hydrators is rich in vitamin C and potassium. Cucumbers are also a good source of silica, a trace mineral that strengthens connective tissue.
Whole Living, July/August 2011
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1/4 English cucumber (peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces)
1/2 cup diced honeydew
Puree cucumber and honeydew in a blender until smooth. Strain and chill. Pour into a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with cucumber peel.
Spike It: Shake the cucumber-honeydew mixture with 1 1/2 ounce Junmai Ginjo sake.