Do you hate drinking water?
You wished you could drink more water but you can’t get over its bland and boring taste.
Everywhere you turn you read about the benefits of drinking more water and how important it is not only to lose weight but also to live healthier, but you still struggle to drink it.
If that sounds anything like you, then this post is for you.
Believe it or not, the amount of water you drink will impact how your body feels, how much weight you lose, and how much energy you have. Water is kinda of a big deal.
Drinking more water is beneficial to your health and something that you can work on it every single day for FREE.
I will never forget when my cousin, who is also a nutritionist, asked me to track my water intake. The results were shocking. Long story short, I wasn’t drinking anywhere near the recommended amount. Experts recommend that you drink at least 50% of your body weight in ounces of water.
For example, if you weight 150 lbs your minimum recommended amount is 75 ounces per day. My recommended amount was 80 oz of water, but I barely made it to 40 oz.
Using recipes to infuse water like the ones below, my new daily water intake has skyrocketed to over 100 oz per day!
You’ll learn that infusing Agua with your favorite fruits and spices is a game changer when it comes to flavor. These flavor packed recipes are great to get you started without feeling overwhelmed and juice deprived.
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Who doesn’t love a yummy mojito? This infused water recipe using mint and lots of lime (do not hold back!) is the perfect combination for a delicious drink, with no hangover. This is perfect for the summer. It will help you drink more water and help you stay hydrated. Photo and recipe: Rebecca Hubbell / Sugar & Soul
Cardamom Rose Water
If you’ve been thinking about blending your water with flowers, this is the perfect time and recipe to do it. This therapeutic combination will transport you to a spa and have you feeling completely relaxed. Drink a glass of this infused water recipe, and you can skip the morning tea with all the extra sugar. Great way to reduce added sugars from your diet. Photo and recipe: Sue Moran / The View from the Great Island
Strawberry Mint Water
You love strawberries, and you love mint, mix them together, and you have a party of flavors! Great for personal use or your next get together, your guests will be pleasantly surprised at how delicious their water tastes. Just slice your strawberries and add fresh mint leaves and let it do its magic. Photo: Kylie Chevalier; Recipe: Ally / Inspired by This
Watermelon Basil Water
What is there not to love about this recipe. Watermelon is the ultimate summer fruit. No water what season it is, drinking watermelon infused water will make you feel like you are on a beach and the sand is caressing your feet. We all know basil is refreshing, that’s why it is great for this infused water recipe. The sweetness of the watermelon is all you need to drink more water. Photo and recipe: Natasha Kravchuk / Natasha’s Kitchen
Pear Vanilla Water
If you know anything about me, you know I love ginger and cinnamon. Grandma used to always make ginger and cinnamon tea because she believed it cured everything LOL! Ginger helps improve digestion and cinnamon has a very soothing effect. Once you add the sweetness of the pears, you have a match made in heaven. Great way to infuse water with spices. Photo and recipe: Beth Manos Brickey / Tasty Yummies
Blackberry Mint Water
The key to this refreshing recipe is time! The longer you let this combination sit, the better. Once you are ready to drink it, your senses will love this sweet and tart yet still refreshing blend. Do not forget that berries are rich in antioxidants so this is a win-win for sure. What a great way to drink more water. Photo and recipe: Katie Enzenberger / The Casual Craftlete
Rainbow Citrus Water
If you love citrus, this recipe is for you. Grab the oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes and have a party. You can get as creative as you want and add all the fruits your heart desires. Bonus: This infused water looks very pretty! Photo and recipe: Kelly Roenicke / The Pretty Bee
Citrus Mint Water
Grab thick slices of yummy and antioxidant power fruit, grapefruit and pair with refreshing cucumbers and mint. This infused water combination will not only hydrate you, but it will also kick your immune system into high gear! Another great example of drinking more water helps your body. Photo and recipe: Leigh Ann Chatagnier / My Diary of Us
Blueberry Orange Water
This is the perfect infused water recipe for a day in the park. Blueberries and oranges are already amazing on their own and are perfect for travel. While they might seem like an odd pair, I promise you it is worth the try! Photo and Recipe: Peachy Adarne / The Peach Kitchen
Ginger Peach Water
You already know ginger has awesome digestion fighting power, adding the peach makes this blend even more delicious. The peaches are a great balance to the spicy taste ginger brings to the table. Photo and recipe: Sarah Ehlinger / Very Sari
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