3 Delicious Fruit-Infused Water Recipes To Drink Instead Of Soda

During a hot summer day, soda may seem like the perfect refreshing drink for you. In fact, packed with sugar or high-fructose corn syrup, soft drinks are the worse choice that you can make and are far from good for your health.

Only one can of soda has more than 37 grams of sugar.

However, you know that the best thing is to drink water. If you can’t stand the taste of water alone, here we have 3 delicious fruit-infused recipes that you need to try!

Besides being easy to prepare, these delicious drinks are full of antioxidants, and will keep you cool during the summer days!

1. Strawberry, Lemon, and Basil

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, raw (or other)
  • 6 basil leaves, fresh
  • 5 strawberries, small (or 3 large strawberries, quartered reserve 1 thin slice for garnish)
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 3⁄4 cup soda water

Instructions:

Combine fresh lemon juice, raw sugar, basil, whole strawberries, and salt in a pint glass. Muddle ingredients with a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon until sugar dissolves. Add ice cubes and soda water and stir until chilled. Strain into a 12-oz. glass filled with ice cubes and garnish with a strawberry slice.

2. Strawberry, Lime, and Cucumber

Ingredients:

  • 8 large strawberries
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 limes

Instructions:

Slice the limes, cucumber and strawberries.

Put them into a large container/pitcher of water.

Cover and let sit in the fridge over night.

3. Watermelon and Mint

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium size watermelon, peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 or 2 tbsp mint leaves/pudina
  • black salt as required
  • chaat masala as required
  • ice cubes (optional)

Instructions:

In a blender, add the watermelon and mint leaves.
No need to add water. Blend well.
Pour the watermelon juice in tall glasses and sprinkle some black salt and chaat masala from top. add ice cubes if required.
Garnish watermelon juice with some mint leaves
And serve watermelon mint juice.

h/t: naturalnewsblogs.com/5-delicious-fruit-infused-water-recipes-drink-instead-soda/

One thought on “3 Delicious Fruit-Infused Water Recipes To Drink Instead Of Soda

  • September 12, 2017 at 8:01 am
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    Water is certainly key to hydration and our member companies offer a wide variety of bottled water options. With that said, other beverages can be enjoyed as a part of a balanced lifestyle and do help contribute to daily hydration goals. Low-calorie soda, for example, is 99% water and has proven to be an effective weight loss tool.

    It’s also important to note that America’s leading beverage companies make a wide array of products with less sugar or no sugar at all, as part of our Balance Calories Initiative, which aims to reduce sugar and calories consumed from beverages across America. We are providing people with a variety of beverage options, information and encouragement to help them reduce the calories and sugar they get from their beverages. We also support clear and understandable nutrition facts about foods and beverages and have voluntarily placed clear calorie labels on the front of the bottles and cans we produce.

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