Your New Favorite Infused Water

As demonstrated in the “Infused” episode of Live It – July 2016

Watch the episode here.

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Ingredients

  • Filtered ice water
  • Fresh or frozen sliced peaches* to taste
  • Fresh pineapple* chunks to taste
  • Pineapple sage or other herbs such as basil, mint or regular sage

Instructions

  1. Find a container in which you want to infuse your water; options include a mason jar, a large glass, water bottle, specialty infusion water bottle, large pitcher or specialty fruit infusion water dispenser.  
  2. Fill container with filtered water and ice.
  3. Add desired amount of fruit and herbs. For personal use in a water bottle or mason jar, just use a couple slices of each fruit and one or two herb leaves. If serving a crowd, use about a cup of each fruit and several herb leaves. 
  4. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate a few hours to enhance flavor. The longer it sits, the more flavor the water will have. Add more water to the container throughout the day as needed. Keep cold. Discard fruit and herbs after one day.

 

*Try infused water with any variety of flavor combinations. Here are some favorites:

  • Orange, strawberry and banana
  • Lemon, orange and fresh mint
  • Strawberry, kiwi and fresh rosemary
  • Watermelon and fresh mint
  • Peach, orange, pineapple, mango
  • Apple, pear and cinnamon sticks
  • Honeydew, cantaloupe and fresh mint
  • Watermelon, strawberry and kiwi

Nutrition Facts

No nutrition information available.

Live It is a cooking demonstration presented by the Nutrition Food Services and Wellness Departments at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC). Episodes are hosted by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Andrea Miller, and each features a different special guest sous chef. The goal of Live It is to showcase nutrient-dense foods and teach viewers doable ways to use them in order to promote wellness in our community. Held once a month at Bryan Hospital, the show is recorded by Bryan Municipal Utilities in front of a live all-staff audience. For more recipes and to watch past episodes of Live It, visit www.chwchospital.org/live-it.