Make your own super-healthy Vitamin Water!

These recipes look beautiful and taste delicious!

1) The Classic: Lemon/cucumber
Mix in a pitcher: 10 cups of water + 1 cucumber and a lemon, thinly sliced + 1/4 cup fresh finely chopped basil leaf + 1/3 of finely chopped fresh mint leaves. Leave in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

2) The Granite: Strawberry/Lime or Raspberry/Lime
Mix in a pitcher: 10 cups of water + 6 strawberries / 0r Raspberries and one thinly sliced lime + 12 finely chopped fresh mint leaves. Leave in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

3) The Digestive: Fennel/Citrus
First: infuse 1 to 3 grams (~1/2 tsp) of dried, crushed fennel seeds in 150 ml of boiling water for 5-10 minutes. Allow to cool.
Mix in a pitcher: 10 cups of water + juice of 1 lemon (put the leftover lemon in the mix) + a small thinly sliced orange + 12 fresh chopped mint leaves + the infusion of fennel seeds. Leave in refrigerator overnight before serving.

4) The Antioxidant: Blackberry/Sage
Note that a part from the berries, sage leaf is the herb that has the highest antioxidant content.
Mix in a pitcher : 10 cups of water + 1 cup of blackberries that have been very slightly crushed + 3-4 sage leaves. Leave in refrigerator overnight before serving.

5) The Watermelon: Watermelon/Rosemary
Mix in a pitcher: 10 cups of water + 1 cup of watermelon cut into cubes + 2 fresh rosemary sprigs. Leave in refrigerator overnight before serving.

6) The Exotic: Pineapple/Mint
Mix in a pitcher: 10 cups of water + 1 cup of pineapple cut into cubes + 12 fresh mint leaves finely chopped. Leave in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

7) The Traditional: Apple/cinnamon
Mix in a pitcher: 10 cups of water + 1 cup of apple cut into cubes + 2 cinnamon sticks + 2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Leave in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

8) The Zingibir: Ginger/tea
In advance: heat 1 teaspoon of grated ginger root in 2 cups of tea (green, oolong, black etc.), let cool.
Mix in a pitcher: 8 cups of water with the 2 cups of ginger tea + 4-5 pieces of fresh ginger cut into tiny cubes. Leave in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

adapted from MontrealOfficial.ca, with thanks!

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