The one thing I have trouble with is drinking plain water. I normally drink carbonated and flavored water to meet my daily requirement (which is suggested to be about half your body weight in ounces), but what happens when you run out of your favorite carbonated water and don’t have a chance to run to the store for it?
Yep, that was my dilemma last week so I created my own infused waters in 8 different flavors and used those to meet my daily water intake. The added benefit is that you can get some delicious fruit in too though it may not taste as juicy or sweet. Also, when I make a few jars ahead of time as I did here, I know exactly how many ounces I have had and how many more I need.
WHAT CAN I USE TO MAKE INFUSED WATER?
Honestly, most any fruits and herbs. I used a various combination of mint, lemon, lime, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, cucumbers, ginger, basil, rosemary, thyme and mint. I love having the variety of options because I can get so creative or keep it simple.
HOW LONG CAN I STORE IT?
Honestly, I wouldn’t recommend keeping them longer than 24-48 hours. You can actually start drinking these waters 2-4 hours after making them so you don’t have to wait too long.
So what are you waiting for? Try these out and get your water intake in a delicious way!
From my kitchen to yours, enjoy this delicious way to hydrate with my 8 Fruit & Herb Water Infused Recipes.