by The Fit Girl Reporter on
June 14, 2016

5 Fruit Infused Summer Time Drinks

Experts say to drink at least ½ your body weight of water, especially when it’s hot. This is both needed for basic bodily functions and to keep your hair and skin looking good.

These refreshing drinks will keep you hydrated and really make it feel like summer.

 

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Pineapple Mint Infused Water

Ingredients:

Directions:

Pull leaves off of the mint stem and drop into the 2 quart pitcher. Use wooden spoon or muddler to bruise leaves and release flavor, add pineapple (muddle), add ice and water. Put in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

 

Citrus Infused Water

Ingredients:

Directions:

Add orange, lime and lemon slices to the pitcher and muddle, add ice and water. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

 

Watermelon Rosemary Infused Water

Ingredients:

Directions:

Pull leaves off the rosemary stem and drop into 2 quart pitcher to muddle. Add 2 cups of watermelon cubes, muddle then add ice and water.

 

Raspberry Lime Infused Water

Ingredients:

Directions: 

Quarter limes and squeeze juice into the pitcher.  Add raspberries. Muddle, add ice and water.

 

Cucumber and Ginger Infused Water

This drink is a great way to beat the bloat, ginger aids in digestion!

Ingredients:

Directions:

Slice cucumber and place in pitcher. Peel and chop fresh ginger and add to pitcher. Fill pitcher with water and ice.

 

Not sure what “muddle” means?

Muddle– to press down lightly on the leaves or fruit and give it a gentle twist to release the oils from the fruit or leaf. (if it is fruit you should see juice squirting out from the flesh) Be careful not to pulverize!

 

Recipe by Beyond Fit Mom

 

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