Homemade Vitamin Water!

I have my boyfriend to thank for showing me this refreshing alternative to fruit juice! It is natural, simple and delicious…

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Choose a nice selection of fruits or herbs and find a glass* mason jar or something with an equally secure lid (we used Bonne Maman jam jars). Wash the fruits to rid of any pesticides or chemicals then dice into suitable sizes. Add these into the jar with any berries and/or herbs and fill to the top with water (filtered is preferable).

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Put your vibrant, healthy looking jars into the fridge and steep the fruits in the water overnight (or for up 48 hours).

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Once you have given sufficient time for the water to be infused with flavour and goodness you will see the water has had a very gentle change in colour.

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At this point, I strained the water into a glass whilst my boyfriend drank straight from the jar (fruits included).

What Are The Benefits?

Keeps you hydrated

No added sugar & no flavourings

Economically friendly

Great substitute to store bought soft drinks

Replaces lost fluids after a workout

Tasty

Effortless & fun!

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I think these are going to be fantastic for Summer parties, served over ice in a beautiful glass not to mention a great way of getting both adults and kids to drink more water throughout the sunny days ahead!

More combinations to try…

Lemon, mint & ginger

Blackberry & lavender

Lemon & Thyme

Strawberries & Basil

Orange, lemon & lime

*Glass is BPA-free. BPA stands for bisphenol A. and is an industrial chemical used to make some resins and plastics. For more information please read here.