Stay Hydrated This Summer with Infused Water Recipes

With summer right around the corner, there is no question that drinking water frequently is vital to keep ourselves hydrated and maintain good health. While water always does the trick to keep our energy levels in check, infused water is an interesting and incredible way that totally hits the spot on hot summer days.  These simple recipes require minimum effort and make up for refreshments when the sun is out and about. The best part about infused water is that you can combine your favourite fruits and vegetables, and experiment with them.


  1. When you make infused water a regular part of the diet, you slowly get habituated to trying out and eating a variety of fruits and vegetables that give your body more nutrients than ever before
  2. They have no added preservatives or processed sugar which helps in cutting back on soft drinks and packaged beverages. These drinks contain fruits that have natural glucose, making it as nourishing as possible
  3. The antitoxins found in the fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and control cholesterol and diabetes
  4. You feel fuller after drinking the detox water. And since fruits have been used as an alternative to sugary drinks, fewer calories are consumed than the amount that benefits your well-being
  5. Hydration and digestion go hand in hand. Drinking infused water maintains bowel movements that let the food pass through smoothly and prevents constipation
  6. They reduce overeating and regular hunger cravings by making you feel full faster

The process to make infused water is super easy. The only thing that changes is the blend of fruits and vegetables. Here are some of the delicious combination that will quench your thirst:

Basic Ingredients:

  • A jar of water as per your convenience
  • Ice cubes
  1. Watermelon Infused Water



  1. Take fresh watermelon pieces, fresh mint leaves, ginger along with lemon and combine them in a large pitcher or mason jar
  2. Add the water and ice cubes

2. Blackberry Infused Water



  1. Add several orange slices, blackberries, and a couple of lemon slice in a pitcher or carafe
  2. Add the water and ice cubes
  3. Keep it in the refrigerator overnight. The flavour gets enhanced by the next day.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

3. Strawberry Infused Water



  1. Combine the strawberries, basil leaves, cucumber and lemon in a large container
  2. Add the water and ic ecubes
  3. Store it in there frigerator for 2 hours or more for a better taste. Water keeps the citrus in the fruits intact for up to 3 days

4. Mango Infused Water


  • 1 peeled and diced mango
  • A handful of freshly torn mint leaves
  • A ½ cup of raspberries


  1. Stow the mango, mint leaves and raspberries in a mason jar or pitcher
  2. Add the water and ice cubes
  3. Keep it inside the refrigerator for 20 minutes to infuse.

Not only can the above-mentioned beverages be used as refreshments, but they also make great additions to elaborate dinner parties. Need some ideas for summer feasts? Check out A Mediterranean Summer for some delicious meals!

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