Strawberry Basil Water

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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, water 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, plus they contain antioxidants, which keep cells healthy and boost immunity. Fresh herbs and spices such as basil, ginger or cinnamon are powerful aromatics that not only smell great, but boos the anti-inflammatory potential of liquid elixirs.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time4 minsCook Time1 minTotal Time5 mins
 8 oz cold water
 4 sliced strawberries
 3 fresh basil leaves
1

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. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 1

Ingredients

 8 oz cold water
 4 sliced strawberries
 3 fresh basil leaves

Directions

1

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. Enjoy!

Strawberry Basil Water