These healthy recipes are perfect to make delicious fruit-infused water.
Many people don’t drink enough water, and a lot of the time people complain that it is because plain water can be, well boring.
Infusing water with fruit is a great way to make it even healthier, and not to mention so delicious you will keep coming back for another sip.
Many supermarkets sell flavored water but it can be a minefield. Without proper scrutinizing of the small print, many ‘health drinks‘ are actually full of chemical additives and artificial flavors and colourings.
The only way to guarantee you are only getting the best natural ingredients is make it yourself, and these three recipes are delicious and easy to make.
Pineapple and Fennel Digestive Teaser
- 8 cups of hot water
- ½ cup of pineapple chunks
- 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds
- Wash a whole pineapple thoroughly then slice the skin
- Put the pineapple chunks in a container with 8 glasses of hot water.
- When cool, add the fennel seeds and leave to soak overnight.
- You can strain the seeds or chew the fennel seeds for an extra boost.
Vitamin C Packed Cucumber, Lemon, and Mint Water
In a container add 8 glasses of water, ½ cucumber cut into slices, 2 sliced lemons and a sprig of mint leaves. Refrigerate overnight and serve the next day.
Improve Sleep with Cherry, Cinnamon and Lemon Water
In a warm glass of water add ½ cup of pitted cherries, 2 slices of lemon and a pinch of cinnamon and leave to soak. Drink before bed for a restful sleep.
These three recipes include fruits that have many health benefits, from boosting the metabolism to helping you sleep.
We all know that we should eat at least 5 portions of fruit or veg per day, but some people struggle to fit it in.
Combining fruit and water in this way easily helps you to add essential vitamins and nutrients into your diet without the added mess or fuss.