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6 fruit-infused waters that will make life *way* less boring

There’s a reason why your mom keeps telling you to drink more water. Not only is it just better than drinking soda or coffee, water plays a vital role in digestion, blood circulation, absorption of nutrients and the elimination of toxins.

Wanna make drinking it way less boring? Enter: These insta worthy fruit-infused drinks. They'll put your average water bottle to shame. Not to mention they're packed with a natural sweetener. According to the Wellness Mama blog, “Fruit infused waters contain much of the flavor (or more) of fruit juices, without the sugar, making it easier to drink more.” Yum!

Read on for these 5 fun recipes!

1. Grape Orange

What you'll need:  2 cups of grapes, 1 orange, sliced, filtered water

What you'll do: Place 2 cups of organic grapes, sliced in half, into a glass jar. Add one orange, thinly sliced with the rind on then add water. Refrigerate overnight for best flavor.

2. Mango Pineapple

What you'll need: 1 fresh mango, 1 cup finely chopped pineapple, filtered water

What you’ll do: Peel and thinly slice one fresh mango. Add to a glass jar. Add pineapple and filtered water. Infuse in the refrigerator for 4-6 hours before drinking.

3. Raspberry & Strawberry

What you'll need: ¼ cup of fresh raspberries, ¼ cup of fresh strawberries, filtered water

What you’ll do: Add the fresh berries to the bottom of the ½ pint jar and mash using a spoon. Cut strawberries into chunks prior to adding them to the jar (doing this will release the berries' flavor into your water). Fill the jar the rest of the way with water. Refrigerate overnight for maximum flavor.

4. Blackberry Lemon

What you’ll need: 4-5 lemon slices, 5-6 blackberries, ice water

What you’ll do: In A 32oz. jar, combine lemon, blackberries and ice. Add 16 oz. water. Screw on the lid and give it a few good shakes. Refrigerate 4-24 hours.

5. Pomegranate Lime

What you’ll need: Pomegranate seeds, lime, ice.

What you'll do: Add 3 teaspoons of pomegranate seeds and 3 thin slices of lime into the glass and muddle the fruit.  Fill the glass full of ice and add fresh water. Place in the fridge for a few hours (or overnight).

6. Honeydew and Kiwi

What you’ll need: ¼ cup of fresh honeydew, 1 small kiwi, sliced

What you’ll do: Add the fresh honeydew and kiwi slices to the bottom of the jar and muddle with a spoon. Fill the jar with water and refrigerate overnight for maximum flavor.

What fruity concoction can you come up with? Let us know in the comments below!

by Victoria Hill | 1/8/2018
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