Staying hydrated is important! In fact, so important that our nutrition expert, Sarah Schuetz, RD highlights drinking more water as the one small actionable step you can take this month to start bettering your overall health.
But what if you don’t like water? Luckily, there are many ways to flavor up your drink naturally and beneficially with fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
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During our Ask the RD event yesterday, our newest nutrition expert Michelle Voss, RD also highlighted the importance of hydration and showed us just how easy and tasty it can be to flavor our water in this way. Here are the two recipes she had us all try:
You can try both of these recipes at home by clicking on each picture.
Want even more options? Here are a few other fun and easy combinations:
Citrus Water. Slice 1 orange, 1 lime, 1 lemon into rounds, then cut rounds in half. Add to a jar and muddle; add ice and water.
Raspberry Lime Water. Quarter 1 lime. Squeeze into a jar, then throw in squeezed lime quarters. Add 1 cup raspberries. Muddle; add ice and water.
Pineapple Mint Water. Add a sprig of mint to the jar; muddle. Add 1 cup pineapple pieces and muddle; add ice and water to jar.
Blackberry Sage Water. Add sage sprig to jar and muddle. Add 1 cup blackberries and muddle; add ice and water.
Watermelon Rosemary Water. Add rosemary sprig to jar & muddle. Add 1 cup watermelon to jar and muddle; add ice and water.
Want even MORE ideas? Here’s a great round up from Brit.Co that we love! 20 Ways to Drink More Water Without Knowing It