Fancy something delicious? Making homemade infused water is fun and rewarding, not only do you get to enjoy a tasty treat straight from the fridge; you also get to enjoy a health boost. To make and enjoy infused water you need a special bottle with a compartment for storing fruit or you can make your infused water by using a large mason jar.
Want to get started? Try the below recipes for a tasty treat from home the whole family will enjoy!
The Morning Refresher
The perfect morning tonic this infused water recipe will ensure that you start the day on an UP! The ingredients you need are:
- 1 Half of an organic lemon
- 6 or more sprigs of cilantro with stems
- A quarter of a peeled cucumber
Chop up all the ingredients into slices that will fit into the infusion core or jar. If you have a water infusion bottle place the ingredients in the infusion core and leave for 4-8 hours depending on how strong you would like the flavour. Drink straight from the bottle or serve over crushed ice.
Orange& Grape Infused water
This tasty tonic is a great accomplice for the gym or for an immune system boost due to its abundance of zesty vitamin C! All you need for this tasty concoction is:
- 1 half a peeled orange, chopped
- A handful of halved red grapes
Pack in all the fruit into your bottle or Mason jar and leave for 3-4 hours to enjoy maximum flavour sensations. Nice and quick to make its bursting with delicious flavours. This infused water is excellent for hydration, your immune system and your skin.
The Strawberry Kick
Infused water that packs a powerful flavour punch! This strawberry based recipe will really hit the spot! What do you need?
- Handful of sliced strawberries
- 3 slices of lime
- Mint leaves
- A quarter of a peeled cucumber sliced
Put all the above into your bottle or jar and enjoy after only an hour or so of brewing!
The detox drink for clear skin
Enjoy this skin refreshing drink on each morning of the weekend to give it a real boost!
- 2 cups of filtered water
- The juice of a whole lemon
- 1 ½ tablespoon of raw, organic honey
- Half an organic, peeled cucumber
Method: Put all ingredients into your blender and mix. Serve over some crushed ice, pop a straw in and enjoy. This tasty and zingy drink will leave you feeling ready to tackle the day and give your skin the treat it deserves helping to flush out all those toxins its gathered throughout the week.
The great thing about water infused recipes is that you can literally make any flavoured drink you like. No matter what fruit you have in or left over you can simply pop it all into your special bottle or jar, leave it a few hours and enjoy a refreshing, tasty treat! You can be as inventive or as simple as you want.