Tasty and healthy water recipes

Since drinking enough water during the day is very important, we went on a task to find all of the best healthy water recipes.

healthy water recipes

Drinking water is healthy but tasteless. Because of that many might find drinking enough water daily very difficult. In order to make drinking water more enjoyable there are many healthy water recipes with berries, fruits and even veggies. Then drinking water is more enjoyable and still healthy.

In this article we have compiled a list of tasty and healthy water recipes. These will be especially useful for those who don’t like drinking plain water.

There are many ways to make drinking water more fun. And since drinking enough water during the day is very important, we went on a task to find all of the best healthy water recipes.

Strawberries with lavender

healthy water recipes

Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese, and also contain adequate amounts of vitamin B9 and potassium. The sweet strawberries contain a lot of antioxidants that can help heart health and blood sugar control.

Lavender also has many pros, since it works as a healing and reassuring cure in natural  medicine. Lavender is very strong, so it’s certainly worth not exaggerating it and adding it a bit. This combination of strawberries and lavender immediately sounds like summer, but you can also dry the lavender and enjoy it at any time.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 3 fresh lavender twigs, or 1 teaspoon chopped culinary lavender
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Raspberries with lemon

lemon water recipe

If you’ve been craving raspberry lemonade but are currently trying to cut back on sugar, this flavor-packed water is the perfect substitute.

Raspberries are low in calories but high in fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They can protect you against diabetes, cancer, obesity, arthritis and other conditions and even cause anti-aging effects. Lemon, on the other hand, will add freshness to the water, as well as serve as a healthy purifier of the body and supplier of vitamin C.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 cup of fresh raspberries
  • Sliced lemon
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Lemon with ginger and turmeric

ginger water

This turmeric, lemon and ginger water is fantastic for when you wake up and don’t feel quite right. This is a quick way to improve your well-being and start treating the illness in time. Turmeric is commonly used in Indian cuisines, and research shows that it is full of antioxidants.

Turmeric has many scientifically proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp of turmeric
  • 4 slices of fresh ginger
  • Half of sliced lemon
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Citrus fruits with cucumber

citrus water recipe

If you’ve ever enjoyed cucumber and citrus together in one drink, you’ll already know how well they go together. Skip the lemonade today and try this cucumber and citrus drink.

Cucumbers are low in calories but high in important vitamins and minerals. They contain antioxidants, promote hydration, can help with weight loss and lower blood sugar. Citrus fruits, as we mentioned above, very well supply the body with much-needed vitamin C.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • Half a cup sliced cucumber
  • Half a cup sliced lime
  • Half a cup sliced orange
  • Half a cup sliced lemon
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Pineapple with mint

healthy water recipes

This pineapple mint water is like a tropical cocktail, but without the usual sticky and sweet taste. This flavored water is fresh and delicious.

Pineapple contains antioxidants to fight disease. Its enzymes can facilitate digestion, help reduce the risk of cancer. Pineapple can also boost immunity and suppress inflammation. They can also be a particularly good help in cases where you need to restore your strength after surgery or heavy physical exertion.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • ¼ sliced pineapple
  • 3 twigs of fresh mint
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Pomegranate seeds with pear

healthy water recipes

This is another fresh and delicious water recipe. If you can’t find pomegranate at your local grocery store, you can substitute it with a splash of pomegranate juice just before serving.

Regular consumption of pomegranate helps to improve intestinal health, digestion and prevent intestinal diseases. Pear, on the other hand, contains anti-inflammatory properties and is also associated with a lower risk of diabetes.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 small pear sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Apple with cinnamon

apple cinnamon water

An apple a day keeps the doctor away therefore we had to add apples to these healthy water recipes. This is a drink that will be especially relevant in autumn. The smell of apples and cinnamon reminds us of the approach of winter and the joy of the holidays.

An apple is a great fruit to add to your drink. It will add sweetness and a little acidity to the water. Apples are one of the healthiest fruits, as they reduce weight, improve heart function, reduce the risk of diabetes, and more. On the other hand, cinnamon has a whole host of positive properties – it has antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. 

Cinnamon contains antioxidants with anti-inflammatory effects, and its prebiotic properties can improve gut health.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 sliced sweet apple
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Rosemary with ginger

rosemary ginger

This drink is aromatic and slightly spicy. It could be perfect for winter holidays and celebrations.

Ginger is known to have many anti-inflammatory abilities. It can treat many forms of nausea, especially morning sickness, which is especially common during pregnancy. Ginger can dramatically lower blood sugar and reduce risk factors for heart disease, as well as help treat chronic digestive disorders.

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 tablespoon of chopped ginger
  • 3 twigs of fresh rosemary
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Nectarine, basil and tangerine

nectarine basil recipe

Nectarine and basil together might sound a little strange, but trust us and try something new. This combination is a winning drink.

Nectarines and tangerines play a particularly big role in boosting immunity because they are packed with high amounts of vitamin C. In turn, compounds in basil can help reduce anxiety and depression, increase the ability to think clearly, and reduce the risk of age-related memory loss. 

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 sliced nectarine
  • 1 sliced tangerine
  • 6 basil leaves
  • 2 liters of water

Combine all the ingredients, cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours.

Hopefully you will try these healthy water recipes out! Let us know which one is your favorite!

Meanwhile check out our article Challenge yourself to drink more water and How to drink enough water daily on tips for drinking more water.

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