Mix Up Your Detox Drinking Water

We go to our cookwater recipebooks for food recipes…why not have some cool new ways to mix up your detox drinking water?  It’s a know fact that water is a vital part of our everyday life.  I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite ways to change up how you drink water. Who knew drinking water could actually be fun? I hope these ideas help you to drink water more often!

 

Detox water is a natural way to replenish your body by eliminating toxins, bloating and reducing water retention.  Other benefits of detoxifying includes glowing skin, increased energy, controlled body weight and better digestion. Water helps the kidneys eliminate waste from the blood and body. Get creative with some detox water recipes below and drink up your water!

Detox Water Recipes – The Water Bar  

MIXERS

  • lime rasberry waterFlat water
  • Sparkling water (zero calorie)

MIX-INS

Choose any combination of mix-ins from the list below for a delicious water cocktail.

FRUITS/ VEGGIES 

  • Lemon wedge
  • Lime wedge
  • Orange slice
  • Strawberry slices
  • Kiwi slices
  • Cucumber slices
  • Frozen grapes
  • Watermelon cubes

HERBSwater

  • Mint leaves
  • Basil
  • Grated ginger
  • Rosemary

EXTRAS

  • Crushed ice
  • Ice cubes
  • Rasberry mint ice (fill ice tray with water, rasberries & mint leaves)

 

Detox-Water-RecipeHere are a few of my favorite water recipes.  I like to make these before heading out to the pool, a BBQ or family get together.  These water recipes are also nice to have at special gatherings like bridal or baby showers, brunches or holidays… they not only look pretty but help us all by drinking water!  Detox water recipes work well in individual glasses or prepared in a large glass pitcher.

  • Hint of Mint: iced flat water with fresh mint leaves
  • Love-me-some-lemon: iced sparkling water with lots of lemon slices
  • Mom’s Spa Day: iced flat water with cucumber slices
  • Basil Bonanza: iced flat water with lemon and basil leaves
  • Tooty Fruity:  iced sparkling water with watermelon cubes, strawberry slices & mint leaves

On the go? Take some mason detox waters with you! Start by layering in your fresh fruit and herbs. Load of the ice and then add your filtered water. The longer the fruit sits in the water, the more yummy the detox water becomes! I never leave home without it!

water benefits

What are Benefits of drinking water?

 

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