Fruit-infused water: TRENDY & HEALTHY


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Fruit-infused water is especially an interesting choice of beverage during the summer and tastes best when served chilled. It is a healthy alternative for everyone out there because you’re technically still drinking water but you also get loads of nutrients along with the refreshing taste from fruits! Fruit juice in general contains lots of sugar so it is better to consume the fruit as a whole to benefit from the fibre, making sugar absorption slower.

Making your own fruit-infused water is pretty simple actually; there’s no fixed rule in doing it. All you got to do is add in your favourite fruits or vegetables in any amount according to your liking, fill it with water and refrigerate for a few hours (by few I mean around 4 hours should do the trick). Just to give you a rough idea on what you could try, here are some recipes:



Directions: Combine all ingredients in a pitcher and put in the fridge for 2-24 hours to allow the water to infuse; serve cold.

 


  1. Blueberry Orange Water




orange blueberry water

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Author: The Peach Kitchen

  • 6 cups water

  • 2 mandarin oranges, cut into wedges

  • a handful of blueberries

  • ice


 


  1. Refreshing Detox Water




Author: Christine Arel

  • 2-3 litres water

  • 2 large oranges, sliced

  • 1 lemon, sliced

  • ½ large cucumber, sliced

  • 1 handful of fresh mint


 


  1. Raspberry-Lime-Mint




Author: Chris Freytag

  • 1 small lime, sliced

  • 1 pint raspberries

  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves


 


  1. Blackberry Sage




blueberry sage WATER

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Author: Chris Freytag

  • 1 cup blackberries

  • 1/4 cup fresh sage leaves


 


  1. Ginger-Pineapple-Orange




Author: Chris Freytag

  • ½ cup pineapple, cubed

  • 1 small orange, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger


 


  1. Strawberry, Basil and Cucumber




Author: Budget Savvy Diva

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  • 3 basil leaves, roughly chopped

  • 1 sliced strawberry

  • 3-5 slices of cucumber

  • Ice


 


  1. Orange-Pineapple-Mint




Author: Eat, Drink, Shop, Love

  • 1/4 cup fresh mint

  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced

  • 1/2 orange, sliced

  • 16 ounces filtered water


 

Have you tried fruit-infused water before? If so, what is your favourite flavour? Tell us in the comments section below! We would love to share different new flavors!


Nicky Lee

by Nicky Lee

Your typical neighbourhood ah pek who roams on the internet to satisfy his curiosity. Bold. Loud. Talkative. View all articles by Nicky Lee.




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