Quench Your Thirst: Infused Water Recipes

May 31, 2016  |  
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Looking for refreshing ways to stay hydrated and quench your thirst?  You can always drink some good old-fashioned water. But who wants plain H20 when you can jazz it up?  And not solely with lemon or cucumber, mind you. Those ingredients are so last year.

With infused water, you can combine a host of fresh herbs, spices, fruits, vegetables and even edible flowers to design the perfect, refreshing drink to suit your liking.  Rosemary, mint, basil, thyme, sage, cilantro, cinnamon, lemongrass, ginger and even lavender – practically nothing is off the table.  Simple and easy to make, there are countless infused water recipes and fruit/herb combinations to choose from.  Combine the ingredients (slice and deseed fruits and crush leafy herbs to release their oils) along with room temperature or cold filtered water, let them sit in large containers or jar for two hours (minimum), and voila! So, try some of these refreshing, tasty drinks on for size.  We promise you’ll love each and every one of them.

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Strawberry, Basil, and Cucumber

Drink (and eat) up!

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Lavender and Cucumber

If you use dried lavender, be sure to drain the lavender from the water before drinking (or use a tea infuser).

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Rosemary and Lemon

Fresh rosemary sprigs and slices of lemon.  Can it get any more simple?

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Ginger and Lime

These ingredients make a cooling, soothing and cleansing drink.

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Raspberry, Rose, and Vanilla

Steep these ingredients (including fresh rose petals and vanilla beans) for 24 hours and strain before drinking.

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Apple and Cinnamon

Slices of apple with fresh cinnamon sticks?  Who knew water could taste so sweet?!

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Lemon and Thyme

These classic ingredients yield delicious results.

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Watermelon and Mint

These ingredients have summer written all over them.

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Kiwi and Mint

Kiwi adds a beautiful splash of green to infused water.

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Blueberry and Raspberry

You can’t go wrong with fresh, flavorful berries.

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Grapefruit and Rosemary

You can also add orange zest for extra flavor.

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Pineapple and Mango

A truly tropical mix.

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Ginger and Pineapple

Healthy and delicious.

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Peach and Coconut

Combine pitted donut peaches with unsweetened coconut water and filtered water for a delicious drink.

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Cucumber and Orange

You’ll want to drink and serve this infused water all summer.

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Strawberry, Orange, and Mint

Seemingly fancy, ultimately divine.

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Lemon and Lime

Lemon and lime = classic flavor.

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Blackberry and Sage

Natural and subtle flavors.

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Grape, Strawberry, and Lime

This fruit medley should leave your mouth watering.

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