Stay Cool This Summer, Rehydrate with Infused Water
Water does not have to be boring! Add some fruit slices to jazz up your fill of H20.
12 May 2015
As the temperature rises, so does our need to hydrate. But what do you do when you are not much of a water drinker? You do not have to resort to pricey vitamin water or other fancy drinks that claim to be hydrating and packed with nutrients. Some of these drinks have too much sugar and will only add to your caloric intake. The answer? Fruit infused water! It's all the rave these days because of of how delicious and healthy they are. Some also drink infused water because of their nutrients and ability to detoxify your body. Hydrates and helps you lose weight, it's a win-win situation.
Here we have some healthy infused water ideas. When you have fruits, a mason jar or glass pitcher, some herbs and spices, the possibilities are endless to make different flavors.
What you will need:
Mason jar or glass pitcher
Sweetener or Agave syrup
Seltzer if you want the extra fizz
Fruit Infused Water Recipes
Grapefruit, Orange and Lime
sweetener or Agave syrup
Slice fruits into wedges or circles.
Remove the seeds (it can make the drink bitter when soaked for a while).
Dump them into a mason jar or a glass pitcher.
Add the drinking water.
Sweeten with Agave syrup or sweetener (optional).
Lemon, Cucumber and Mint
bunch of mint leaves
Chop the cucumber until you have circular pieces.
Chop the lemons to make the same shape or any way you like.
Infuse the water with the chopped fruit and vegetable, then add the mint leaves with the drinking water.
Strawberry, Basil and Cucumber
Orange, Strawberry & Mint