5 Refreshing Chilled Water Drinks to Invigorate You!
Posted by Karen Mayo Marsh on March 27, 2017
We've all heard the advice that to stay properly hydrated we need to drink eight 8 oz. glasses of water every single day. Some days that advice is easy to follow. Other days... well, let's just say that water can be a bit boring, right? Want some inspiration? Here are 5 ideas + 1 bonus to keep you going.
Lemon Cucumber Chilled Water: Mix 1 gallon of cold water with 3 slices lemon and 3 slices cucumber. Chill in a large pitcher for 15 minutes.
Citrus & Mint Water: Fill a 1 quart pitcher with fresh cold water, 1 lemon sliced, 2 limes sliced, and 1/2 cup mint leaves. Let it infuse for a day before drinking. Stir regularly.
Blueberry Orange Detox Water: Mix 2 liters of cold fresh spring water with vitamin C-packed mandarin oranges (2 cut into wedges) and 1 cup of blueberries.
Mango Ginger Water: 1" ginger root peeled and sliced and 1 cup fresh mango mixed with liters of water. Infuse for 1 day before serving.
Kiwi Blackberry Water: 1 cup fresh blackberries with 1 sliced kiwi, mixed with 2 liters.
And for those of you who are more adventurous, try this unique Chia Seed Coconut Water.
For the most flavorful water, allow your infused creations to chill for at least 3 hours before serving. The flavors will be enhanced the longer you let them sit. You can usually refill the water when your pitcher gets to 1/4 full at least one time - stronger flavors last for 2 refills.
Bonus Trick to drinking more water every day: elevate the experience with unique wine glass and glass pitcher. There's just something about sipping from a beautiful stemmed glass that makes eight 8 oz glasses of water...easier to swallow. :)