how to make healthy flavored water

Infused waters are very easy to make, refreshing and nutritious. You should simply use some fresh fruit, spices and herbs to turn your plain water into a flavored, refreshing drink. Also called fruit flavored water or detox water, infused water can be any combination of vegetables, fruits and herbs placed in cold water.
These infused water recipes are low-priced, contain almost zero calories and have delicious taste too! They can naturally boost the metabolism and are a very powerful tool for weight loss and maintaining good health.
You can make a single serving of infused water or use an infusion pitcher for a large batch.

Benefits of Infused Water

Besides having zero calories and tasting great, infused water has other additional health benefits, such as:
• Improving your mood.
• Flushing toxins from your body.
• Making you full and satisfied.
• Naturally helping your body to release fat cells.
• Keeping your organs healthy when you’re sweating.
• Reducing muscle fatigue while exercising.
• Helping you recover faster from a workout.

Here are the recipes of four tasty combinations:

Strawberry-Lemon with Basil

-1/2 lemon, sliced
-1/2 cup of sliced strawberries

-1/4 cup fresh basil

Minty Cucumber Lime

-½ lime, sliced
-½ cucumber, sliced
-1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves

Watermelon Mint

-1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves
-1 cup of cubed watermelon

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Orange-Pineapple with Ginger

-1/2 orange, sliced
-1/2 cup of cubed pineapple
-1 tbsp of freshly grated ginger

Also, you’ll need:
-1-quart jars
-Wooden spoon
-Honey or Agave (optional)

1. Choose which of the recipes you want to make and gather the ingredients.
2. Place fruit, spices and/or herbs in the bottom of the jars, and mash them up to release some of their flavor-filled juice.
3. Then fill the jars with water and add some honey or agave if you wish. Mix well until dissolved.
4. Put the jars in the refrigerator and leave them overnight for best flavor.