The Skinny – Strawberry Lemon Water

My boyfriend and I have been on a health kick lately. I’ve asked my followers on Facebook if they would like for me to start posting healthy recipes at least once a week and they were all for it. I am super excited because that means less sugary sweets in the kitchen for me. Today I’m just posting a simple recipe for all of you non water drinkers. Everyone knows you are supposed to drink at least 8 glasses of water daily, and that’s just the minimum. For everyone that’s not so easy. Not everyone likes the taste. So here’s a simple solution to your problem.

Strawberry Lemon Water
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup strawberries, thinly sliced or chopped
  2. 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  3. 2 quarts cold water
  4. ice, optional
Instructions
  1. In a large 2 quart container drop in a handful or two of ice; set aside.
  2. Slice strawberries and lemons.
  3. Remove any seeds from lemon slices.
  4. Before placing lemon slices into container squeeze the juices onto of the ice.
  5. Drop lemon slices and strawberries into container, fill with water and enjoy!
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10 Comments

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust
    April 7, 2013 at 8:57 PM

    This sounds refreshing!

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    Angela King
    April 14, 2013 at 2:58 PM

    I love fruit in my water! For some reason I haven’t tried this combo. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    Trish - Mom On Timeout
    April 16, 2013 at 11:30 AM

    Delicious and refreshing! Pinning!

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    Anonymous
    June 7, 2013 at 1:55 PM

    Can you drink this with a meal?? Or before/after a meal??

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    KAT
    July 4, 2013 at 3:17 PM

    I actually had some of this in a winery during a day of tasting in California. Today I am making the same for 4th of July but threw a few sprigs of Rosemary from my garden into the water.

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      Karissa Krishart
      July 4, 2013 at 6:08 PM

      That sounds so refreshing Kat!:)

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