Infused water is an easy and delicious way to stay hydrated while enjoying the flavorful fruits you love, providing a healthier alternative than soda and juices. Plus, its easy preparation means it makes for great party beverages! With only minimal preparation required and hands on time required for preparation, infused water makes an enjoyable beverage to offer your friends, family or guests!
Infusing water with fruit is an easy and refreshing way to add natural flavors and vibrant hues. Fresh or frozen fruit will produce optimal results; fresh is recommended since its flavors will come through more strongly. In order to successfully infuse your water with fruit, allow the fruit to sit in it for a minimum of three to four hours; the longer its presence remains in the liquid, the stronger its flavors become. For extended storage times in your fridge (up to twelve), place it there.
Citrus fruits are an easy and refreshing way to flavor water with refreshing citrusy flavors, recalling lemon lime soda-like refreshment. When combined with herbs like mint, basil or lavender for an added burst of color. Try mixing up different combinations for different herbs or fruits that you have on hand as well!
For an irresistibly sweet flavor, strawberries, pineapple and raspberries make an excellent combination. Strawberries have naturally sweet and refreshing tastes that pair perfectly with the tropical tastes of pineapple and raspberries, and strawberry’s natural sweet notes accentuate these tropical delights perfectly. Plus pineapple provides abundant amounts of Vitamin C and antioxidants which may help increase immunity while berries offer up a powerhouse of vitamins C, manganese, fiber and phytochemicals to give your body what it needs to stay healthy!
Make a refreshing summer drink by infusing water with citrus and berries. Just be sure to select organic fruit in order to avoid pesticides and chemicals, and thoroughly wash your fruit to remove dirt and bacteria.
Make this strawberry and hibiscus infused water by mixing your desired ingredients in a pitcher or glass. Perfect for entertaining guests or sharing with a group, this recipe takes only 20 minutes to complete; making it the ideal treat for busy moms!
If you love sparkling water, try infusing it with some refreshing hibiscus to give it its signature red-pink hue! Perfect to sip throughout the day when needing an energy boost and also take with you on hiking/running/working out trips because it keeps hydration at a premium!