Fresh Fruity Infusions – Poolside


Want to jazz up plain old water? Try infusing, still or sparkling water, with fresh fruits, veggies, herbs and spices to hydrate your body during hot summer days, guilt free of calories and added sugars. You don’t have to spend a lot on fancy flavored waters or gadgets to reap the benefits for your skin, eyes, cells, brain and heart health. All you need is a glass, weater and some fresh vitamin c-rich fruits such as citrus, melons and berries. These tasty goodies help with collagen production in our skin and keep it looking youthful and glowing, pluse they contain antioxidants, which make keep cells healthy and boost immunity. Fesh hers and spices such as basil, ginger or cinnamon are powerful aromatics that not only smell great, but boos the anti-inflamatory potential of liquid elixirs.

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Cinnamon Apple Spritzer

8 ounces cold sparkling water
2 apple slices
1 cinnamon stick
Pour sparkling water into a glass; add apple slices and stir in cinnamon stick. Makes 1 serving.

Strawberry Basil Water

8 ounces cold water
4 sliced strawberries
2 or 3 fresh basil leaves
Pour water into a glass; add strawberries. In a small bowl, muddle or crush basil gently with a spoon. Add basil to the water and stir with a straw. Makes 1 serving.

Lemon Ginger Spritzer

8 ounces cold sparkling water
½ large lemon, sliced
2 thin slices fresh ginger
Pour sparkling water into a glass; squeeze in juice from the lemon. In a small bowl, muddle the ginger root gently with a spoon. Add ginger root to the water and stir. Makes 1 serving.

Pear Pomegranate Water

8 ounces cold water
6 pear slices
½ cup pomegranate seeds
Pour water into a glass; add pears. In a small bowl, muddle or crush pomegranate seeds gently with a spoon. Add pomegranate seeds to water and stir with a straw. Makes 1 serving.