The juicy texture and mouthwatering taste of blueberries make them a perfect ingredient to make infused water. The rich color of blueberries also gives a nice color to this infused water.
Plus, despite being small in size, blueberries are packed with nutrients for optimum health and wellness. This highest antioxidant-value fruit is loaded with vitamins C, A and E, along with riboflavin, folate, fiber, niacin, magnesium, potassium, manganese, copper, iron and zinc.
This antioxidant-rich fruit combats aging, boosts brain power, fights cancer, promotes heart health, aids weight loss and much more.
- Add 2 cups of slightly crushed blueberries to a pitcher of water.
- Add a handful of edible rose petals or lavender flowers to the pitcher.
- Cover the pitcher and put it in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
- Strain, add crushed ice and pour this infused water into a tall glass and drink it.
This often-overlooked fruit is far more hydrating than you can imagine. Kiwis add a cool, refreshing burst to plain boring water. Plus, the bright green flesh of kiwi decked with tiny black seeds adds a dramatic flair to infused water.
This small fruit is a treasure of nutritional surprises. It is an excellent source of vitamin C as well as vitamins A, E and K. The minerals found in this fruit include calcium, magnesium and phosphorous.
It gives a boost to the immune system, reduces stress, fights aging, promotes wound healing, increases iron absorption for healthy bones, lowers cholesterol and helps protect against cancer-causing cell damage. It even helps flush the toxins out of your colon.
- Peel a fresh kiwi with a knife and cut it into thin slices.
- Put the slices and a few fresh mint leaves in a pitcher.
- Fill the pitcher to one-third of its volume with ice cubes.
- Pour in water to fill the rest of the pitcher.
- Put it in the refrigerator for 2 hours, then enjoy your refreshing drink.