Drinking water is one of the best things you can do for fast weight loss and better health, and it tastes delicious. It has no calories and fills your stomach so you don’t feel as hungry. In fact, these naturally flavored fruit water recipes help you lose weight, burn fat, ease stress, heal minor ailments and curb your sweet tooth. These simple infused water recipes are inexpensive while ensuring that you’ll always feel your best. Each recipe makes 2 quarts of drink. Top the ingredients with 6 cups ice, fill the jar with water, and stir, cover, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to let flavors infuse.
1. Pineapple and Orange
This delicious drink recipe will make you feel like you’re on a white, sandy beach drinking a cocktail, but without all the calories! It’s got a vibrant tropical flavor that balances the tastes of sweet and tart.
Both pineapple and oranges are excellent sources of Vitamin C, which has many healthy benefitsincluding: acts as an anti-inflammatory, aids in digestion, promotes a stronger immune system, and helps your body repair itself.
Ingredients: 1 orange, thinly sliced; and 1/2 cup pineapple, thinly sliced.
2. Rosemary and Strawberry
This drink is a delicious powerhouse of healthy ingredients. It will make you feel good and improve your brain functions. When it comes to healthy herbs, rosemary is near the top of the list. Rosemary not only tastes good, but is also a good source of iron, calcium, and vitamin B6. When paired with strawberries, this is the ultimate detox drink!
Ingredients: Stir together 2-3 sprigs of rosemaries; and 15 sliced strawberries.
3. Apple and Cinnamon
Not only does this recipe taste delicious (the apples and cinnamon in this recipe help make any day feel like Fall), it also has a lot of health benefits. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease.
And the cinnamon also has a lot of great health benefits, too, making this an ideal detox water.
Ingredients: 1 apple thinly sliced with the seeds removed; and 1 cinnamon stick.
4. Honeydew Mojito
This vitamin C-rich drink is sure to keep your metabolism going strong. In addition, the mint will help cool you down after a hot workout.
Ingredients: 4 mint leaves; ½ cup honeydew melon, sliced into sticks; and ½ lime, thinly sliced into rings or sticks.
5. Grapefruit and Cucumber
This is a really popular recipe that makes a good all around detox water. The tartness of the lemons is balanced with the unique, mellow taste of the cucumbers, and the sweetness of the grapefruits helps add a nice element of flavor.
The double serving of citrus in this tangy recipe helps provide a healthy dose of Vitamin C, which is full of antioxidants and has many amazing health benefits, including protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.
Ingredients: ½ lemon, sliced; ½ lime, sliced; ½ grapefruit, sliced; and 1 cup of cucumber, sliced.
6. Peach and Mint
This combo is light and refreshing. If you prefer a sweeter drink, add a splash of vanilla into your cup to really intensify the peach flavor. Frozen peaches are best for this drink. If you have only fresh peaches, slice them and place them in a bag before making this drink.
Ingredients: 1 long sprig of mint; and 10 frozen peach slices.
7. Blueberry and Orange
The mandarin oranges are packed full of Vitamin C which is known to increase metabolism and help tone up skin.
The blueberries are packed full of antioxidants and fiber making them a super food that makes you healthier, more beautiful and best of all, they naturally curb appetite.
Ingredients: 2 mandarin oranges, cut into wedges; and a handful of blueberries.
8. Watermelon and Rosemary
This delicious Watermelon and Rosemary Power Water helps hydrate you and maintains your fat burning after a workout.
Ingredients: 2 cups chopped watermelon; and 2 large sprigs of rosemary.
9. Pear, Cranberry and Clementine
This unique recipe is so delicious and refreshing. It has a bite from the allspice berries which is then mellowed by the sweetness of the pears and clementines.
Ingredients: 1 pear thinly sliced; 1 clementine orange in wedges; 1 tbsp. dried cranberries; and 1 tsp. All Spice Berries.
10. Mango and Ginger
Try this delicious recipe which boosts your metabolism, aids digestion, acts a natural pain reliever for migraines to menstrual cramps, and heals a lot of pain. It also helps reduce morning or motion sickness, banishes heart burn, boost your memory and increases your sex drive!
Ingredients: 1 inch ginger root, peeled and sliced; and 1 cup frozen or fresh mango.
11. Strawberry, Mint and Lemon
This vitamin C-rich drink will be giving your metabolism a big boost while burning fat, curbing appetite and increasing weight loss. It also contains anti-inflammatory ingredients and is great for fighting cold and flu viruses.
Ingredients: 1 lemon, thinly sliced; 15 strawberries quartered; 5 mint leaves
12. Cucumber, Mint and Lime
The combination of these ingredients produce anti-inflammatory benefits by helping you reduce bloat while giving you a burst of Vitamin C.
Ingredients: 1 lime, thinly sliced; 5 inch cucumber, sliced into rings; 5 mint leaves.
13. Jumpstart Your Weight Loss
Many popular diets these days leave you starving, restricting calorie to the point that your metabolism actually SLOWS. But there is a little-known plan called the 2 Week Diet that actually teaches you what to eat and when. This increases your metabolism, allowing you to shed weight and shed it FAST. Those on the diet report losing 12-23 pounds and 2-4 inches in a matter of 2 weeks – all backed by science. Watch this video to learn more about how the 2-week diet works.