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Try these delicious and healthy ways to liven up your water!

Flavoured water is a cheap, healthy alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages. Here are some tips to prepare it safely.

NOTE: Keep flavoured water refrigerated or cold with ice. If unrefrigerated, discard
the water and contents after two hours.

CAUTION: To prevent choking, remove fruit mixture from infused water before serving.

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orange and mint in a glass

Orange Mint WATER

  • 3 large oranges, sliced
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 2 litres of water

Place orange slices and mint in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

various fruits

Frozen Fruit WATER

  • 2 cups (500 mL) frozen apple chunks, grapes, or berries
  • 2 litres of water

Place frozen fruit in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice.

Honeydew in a bowl

Honeydew Lime WATER

  • 2 to 3 slices of ripe honeydew melon
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 4 sprigs of mint
  • 2 litres of water

Place melon slices, lime slices, and mint sprigs in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice.

Citrus cilantro water

Citrus Cilantro WATER

  • 1 large lemon, sliced
  • 1 large lime, sliced
  • 1 large orange, sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) cilantro leaves
  • 2 litres of water

Place citrus fruits and cilantro in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice. Garnish with an orange slice and sprig of cilantro.

half of a watermelon

Watermelon Basil WATER

  • 2 cups (500 mL) of seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 10 to 12 basil leaves
  • 2 litres of water

Place watermelon and basil in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice. Garnish with a sprig of basil.

orange and green melon with cucumbers

Cucumber Melon WATER

  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4 honeydew melon, cubed
  • 1/4 cantaloupe, cubed
  • 2 litres of water

Place cucumber, melon, and cantaloupe in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice.

blue berries and a buch of rosemary

Rosemary Berry WATER

  • 1 cup (250 mL) fresh blueberries, lightly crushed
  • 2 four inch sprigs of fresh rosemary (lightly crushed to release more flavour)
  • 2 litres of water

Place blueberries and rosemary sprigs in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice.

bunch of strawberries and cucumbers in water

Strawberry WATER

  • 4 sliced strawberries
  • 8 cucumber slices
  • 2 litres of water

Place 4 sliced strawberries and 8 cucumber slices in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice.

orange and cucumbers in a pitcher

Citrus Cucumber WATER

  • 1 large lemon, sliced
  • 1 large lime, sliced
  • 1 large orange, sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 2 litres of water

Place all vegetables, and fruits in a large pitcher, add water and refrigerate. Allow flavours to blend for at least two to four hours or overnight. Serve in glasses over ice.