Health Benefits of Fruit Infused Water: 5 Recipes to Get you Started

The summer is the perfect time for you to start enjoying infused water. Infused water is a great way to stay hydrated and satisfy your sweet craving. Drop the juice and soda and start to step up your infused water game.

Here are some fruits, vegetables, and herbs that can be added to your water.

Fruits and Vegetables
apples • beets • bell peppers • blackberries • blueberries • cantaloupe • carrots • celery • cherries • cucumbers • fennel • grapefruit • grapes • honeydew • jalapenos • kiwi • lemons • limes • mangos • nectarines • oranges • peaches • pears • pineapples • plums • raspberries • strawberries • tangerines • watermelon

Herbs, Spices, and Florals
basil • cardamom • cilantro • cinnamon • cloves • ginger root • lavender • lemon verbena • lemongrass • mint • rosemary • thyme • parsley • rose petals • star anise • vanilla bean

Here are five of my favorite fruit and herb infused water recipes that will keep you cool this summer.

Cucumber lemon Cilantro Water (Clean light taste)

Recipe

Organic lemon

Cilantro with the stems

Cucumber

Infuse for 4-8 hours and serve cold

Grape, Pineapple, and Orange Water (Sweet and energizing go for physical activities)

Recipe

Orange (cut in slices)

Organic Grapes

Pineapple

Infuse 4-24 hours

Grapefruit Rosemary (Detoxifying and Vitamin C boost)

Recipe

Grapefruit

Rosemary (1 sprig)

Infuse up to 24 hours but remove rosemary after 5 hours

Green Tea and Watermelon (Good for metabolism, and rehydration)

Recipe

2 tea bags

Watermelon

Infuse 4 hours and remove tea bag

Berry, Peach, and Coconut

Recipe

1 cup of blueberries

1 cup of blackberries

Peaches

Unsweetened organic coconut water

Infuse for 4-6 hours

Written by: Shantae Kemp

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