Hydrate yourself with a healthy and light alternative

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Hydration is essential for keeping a healthy life, but have you noticed that the more juices and soft drinks we drink the thirstier we get? Besides not hydrating these drinks add many calories to your diet.  One thing you can do to change that is to try new recipes that can replace processed and sugar rich beverages.

With that in mind we’ve decided to help you find an alternative to hydrate and stay healthy: naturally flavored water. Take a look at an easy formula for making your own quick, healthy fruit and herb infused waters.

What is a naturally flavored water?

A naturally flavored water is a mix of fruits, herbs and even some vegetables with cold water, a better soft-drink alternative. Whether you are looking for a healthier alternative for processed beverages or simply dislike drinking plain water, this is your way out. It can be made with ease and the results are awesome.

How to make it:

Supplies needed

  • Cold water;
  • Fruits: whatever kind you like. Make sure you choose a good and ripe one for better sweetness and flavor. Try using different kinds of citrus and berries mixed together. Watermelon and pineapple, for example, also work very well for flavoring water;
  • Herbs: they are all optional but they surely bring unique and refreshing flavors to your drink;
  • Jars or pitchers.

Always remember to blend different fruits and flavors in order to achieve an even more delicious result. Choose the flavors you like most and press the chosen fruits/herbs in a  recipient. Up next transfer the mixture to a jar or bottle, fill with cold water, sweeten and blend it very well.

Your naturally flavored water is ready and will fit perfectly as a healthier and delicious alternative for soft drinks this summer. You can drink it right away or wait a few hours for its flavor to be intensified.

During this summer remember to take care of you body by using Racco’s Erva Doce Body Lotion that protects and lifts away dry and dull skin.

 

Sources: The Yummy LifeHuffington Post

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