fruit infused water

Fruit Infused Water

Fruit infused water can be a great addition to all of our lives. For some of us, it can be difficult to get your daily water intake with just straight water, as some might find it unappealing at times or just boring.

Some would opt for a soda, energy drink or maybe coffee. But if you’re trying to ensure that you stay hydrated without losing out on the flavor, find out how you can infuse fruit into your water for a great blend of flavors.

Whether you’re interested in just lemon and lime, or you want a combination of summer flavors like strawberries and oranges, these are some of the best ways make fruit infused water.

And to make it that much better, read how to make fruit infused ice cubes to add in with your drink, giving you a more flavorful beverage.

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5 min. Prep

0 Cook

5 min. Total

4 Servings

Ingredients

Instructions

STEP 1:

fruit

Grab you fruit and cut them in chunks. Quarter your strawberries, cut slices of your lemons and limes, and cube up any other fruit that you might want.

STEP 2:

water

pitcher

ice

Fill a pitcher with 5 cups of water along with 1 cup of ice (check out this water bottle infuser for on the go use).

STEP 3:

fruit

Place in your fruit, and squeeze some of the citruses if you have them to release the flavors in the water a bit better. Stir and let chill in the fridge.

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Benefits of Fruit Infused Water

Not only does drinking fruit infused water help your hydration, which is crucial of your overall health, but it enhances your nutrient intake, as the fruits you use can provide additional vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

It’s also a great substitute for those that often drink sugary drinks, helping with your caloric intake. Fruit water helps improve digestion, is a natural detoxification and boosts the immune system, energy levels, mood and even complexion.

There are several reasons that you should try finding the perfect blend for you, as there are so many benefits that could help you through your day-to-day life.

Fruit Water Combinations

Citrus Water consists of orange and lime, and even some lemon for a punchy taste with amazing Vitamin C fruits.

A more Refreshing Infusion has cucumber, lemon and celery, a cool and soothing drink on a cozy night in.

Autumn Cider has apple, red pear and a cinnamon stick that will make the perfect chilly morning a bit better. You can try apple, orange, clove and cinnamon for a cider with a bit more spice!

Lemon, raspberries and mint is the perfect Fresh Burst that will have your tastebuds dancing.

A Tropical Twist has strawberry and pineapple staring in this infusion.

Summer Refresher is a great choice in the heat with watermelon and strawberries. Another great summer drink is strawberries, lemon and some mint.

Can you Use Vegetables as Well?

Yes!

Using cucumber, celery, carrots, some herbs and other vegetables is another great way to infuse your water.

There are several vitamins and minerals to vegetables that a lot of us miss out on during our day to day lives. If we don’t have time to make a proper lunch with fruits or vegetables, a great way to get our intake is by infusing them in water.

While this does not mean that you can replace your vegetable intake by infusing, this does, however, mean that if you’re known for not getting any fruits or vegetables throughout the day, this is a great alternative.