Refreshing Infused Water Recipes to Keep You Hydrated

July 16, 2018 5:23 pm

Creating fruit and veggie infused water is a sustainably smart way to keep your energy high! Try any one of these top ten favorites courtesy of the Trinity Health Hospitality Services culinary team. All yield 8 cups of antioxidant rich hydration.

Strawberry Basil Lemon

1 ½ cups sliced strawberries

25 large basil leaves torn

5 sliced lemons

1 gallon water

 

Honeydew, Cucumber, Mint

1 ½ cups honeydew

2 cucumbers sliced

25 mint leaves torn

1 gallon water

 

Blackberries, Orange, Ginger

2 cups blackberries

3 oranges sliced

4 inch piece of ginger, peeled

1 gallon water

 

Pineapple, Coconut, Lime

3 cups pineapple

2 cups coconut chunks

3 limes sliced

1 gallon water

 

Watermelon, Kiwi, Lime

3 cups watermelon diced

2 kiwi sliced

2 limes sliced

1 gallon water

 

Mango, Raspberry, Ginger

2 mangoes peeled and diced

1 ½ cups raspberries

4 inch piece of ginger peeled

1 gallon water

 

Celery and Grapefruit

8 stalks celery, trimmed and sliced

3 grapefruit, peeled and sliced

1 gallon water

 

Pineapple and Orange

1 pineapple, trimmed and cubed

3 oranges, peeled and sliced

1 gallon water

 

Cantaloupe and Cinnamon

1 cantaloupe, trimmed and cubed

6-8   cinnamon sticks

1 gallon water

 

Mint and Lime

25 mint leaves torn

5 limes sliced

1 gallon water

 

Farmers Market Directories

Encourage colleagues to attend a local farmers market in your area this summer and eat fresher, healthier and more sustainably. Visit any of the following sites to find a listing of farmers markets in your area.

National Farmers Market Directory

Local Harvest

United States Department of Agriculture, National Farmers Market Directory

 

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