By adding fruits and vegetables into your daily intake of water it does the mind, body and soul good. Adding a few slices of whole fruits and vegetables heightens minerals and vitamins that our bodies can easily and quickly consume, and at the same time taste so good that you may find yourself tricking your mind into drinking more water each day.
For a springtime treat this infused water recipe is a tasty and refreshing way to take advantage of the start of strawberry season:
1 gallon of water
1 thinly sliced large lemon
1 thinly sliced small cucumber
6 hulled and thinly sliced medium sized strawberries
3 small sprigs of fresh herbs – basil or mint work well
Place the sliced strawberry, lemon and cucumber into a pitcher, add the herbs and fill the pitcher with water. For the best infused flavor steep the ingredients for 6-8 hours in the refrigerator where you can store it for up to 2 days.
Recipe and image via GI 365