5 Fruit and Herb Infused Drinks

Drink Recipes by Kate Horney

Experts say to drink at least ½ your body weight of water in ounces…

Here are a few ways you can jazz your water up a bit and make it more interesting to quench your thirst and cool your body!

Items needed:

– 2 quart pitcher

– Wooden spoon or muddler

– ice

– fruit and herbs

Pineapple Mint Infused Water

Ingredients:

– Sprig of Mint

– 2 cups Pineapple chunks

Directions:

Pull leaves off of the mint stem and drop into the 2 quart pitcher. Use wooden spoon or muddler to bruise leaves and release flavor, add pineapple (muddle), add ice and water. Put in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Citrus Infused Water

Ingredients:

– 1 orange sliced

– 1 lime, sliced

– 1 lemon, sliced

Directions:

Add orange, lime and lemon slices to the pitcher and muddle, add ice and water. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Watermelon Rosemary Infused Water

Ingredients:

– 1 sprig of rosemary

– 2 cups of watermelon

Directions:

Pull leaves off the rosemary stem and drop into 2 quart pitcher to muddle. Add 2 cups of watermelon cubes, muddle then add ice and water.

Raspberry Lime Infused Water

Ingredients:

– 2 limes

– 2 cups raspberries

Directions:

Quarter limes and squeeze juice into the pitcher.  Add raspberries. Muddle, add ice and water.

Cucumber and Ginger Infused Water

This drink is a great way to beat the bloat, ginger aids in digestion!

Ingredients:

– 1 cucumber

– 1 inch of fresh ginger (peeled and chopped)

Directions:

Slice cucumber and place in pitcher. Peel and chop fresh ginger and add to pitcher. Fill pitcher with water and ice.

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By Healthy Living Contributing Author, Kate Horney, BeyondFit Life

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