Infused water is a great way to add flavour to ordinary water and get the hydration you need without sacrificing either. Infused water is not only a tasty replacement for sugary beverages, but it also has several health benefits. The additional flavours make drinking water more appealing, encouraging higher consumption.
There's a wide variety of flavours to explore in these recipes, from bright citrus to complex fruit and herb blends. Get ready to whip up something tasty and nutritious that will keep you hydrated all day. Don't forget to tweak the proportions of the ingredients to suit your personal taste and the volume of the pitcher.
You'll need a few fresh mint leaves and the juice of one lemon and one orange, cut into thin slices. Slice up some citrus fruits and throw them in a water pitcher with some mint leaves. Give it one hour to steep before serving.
Slice up one cucumber and grab a handful of mint leaves. Put the mint leaves and cucumber slices in the pitcher of water. Put it in the fridge to steep for a few hours before you try it.
Toss together some fresh blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries with a few sprigs of basil. Put the basil and berries in a pitcher of water and stir them together. Put it in the fridge to steep for at least an hour and up to a whole night.
Gather together 2 cups of watermelon cubes, 1 tablespoon of lime juice, and a few leaves of fresh basil. To a pitcher of water, put the watermelon cubes, lime slices, and basil. Put it in the fridge and give it at least two hours to chill.
Put in a pitcher of water 1 cup of pineapple pieces and 1/2 cup of shredded coconut (unsweetened). Refrigerate it to infuse for a few hours, stirring it occasionally. Have some to cool off with.
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You can prepare this infused water using one lemon (sliced) and one tablespoon of freshly grated ginger. Slice the lemons and grate the ginger into the water in a large pitcher. Please allow at least 1 hour for the flavours to blend in the refrigerator before serving.
Take 2 cinnamon sticks and 1 sliced apple for a delicious apple cinnamon delight. To a pitcher of water, add the apple slices and cinnamon sticks. Put it in the fridge to steep for at least a few hours, preferably overnight. To stay hydrated and cool down this summer, try one of these seven refreshing infusions.