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Ginger + Lime Water Infusion

Sunday, 17 January 2016 00:00  by Christina M.

gingerlimeOne of the most common health and beauty tips is to stay hydrated. Drinking water can help keep you looking and feeling your best. Although it sounds like an easy cure all, I don’t always remember to take advantage of it. A trick to staying hydrated is to start having fun with your water. Herb and fruit infused water can increase the benefits of water and provide quite the dressed up alternative to the standard H2O.

Imagine garnishing the inside of your water bottle, pitcher or mason jar with fresh fruits, vegetables or herbs. The vibrant colors and tastes add to the innumerable benefits of drinking water and make a decorative garnish. This colorful way to hydrate can be your new after workout thirst quencher, or something visually appealing to serve at your next gathering.

Water can be infused by muddling, or slightly mashing, the ingredients of your choice into the glass or container. This allows for the flavors to better permeate the water, and the natural oils to be released. If you have an infusion devise (a tube that fits in your glass or container to separate the infused ingredients), place the muddled ingredients in step 1 below directly in the infuser, then finish with step 2. The amount of infusion ingredients depends on your preference of flavor, but I usual balance the proportions ¾ water ¼ infusion ingredients.

Below is a recipe for a Ginger + Lime Infusion:


  • Fresh Ginger Root thinly sliced
  • Lime sliced and cut in half
  • Muddler or Spoon
  • Container or Jar
  • Water of your choice


    1. To start, add lime and fresh ginger slices in the empty container, take a muddler (or use a spoon) to slightly mash and breakdown the ingredients.

      Tip: peel the lime to avoid a bitter taste.

    2. Lastly, add either sparkling water or filtered water and drink!

      Tip: let infusion sit in your refrigerator overnight for a stronger flavor.

Other Possible Infusions:

    • Lemon + Mint
    • Basil + Peach
    • Cucumber + Cilantro
    • Blueberry+ Lavender
    Last modified on Sunday, 17 January 2016 01:54

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