Posts tagged with "infused water"

How to make delicious flavored water

Posted May 20, 2014 in water, hydration, fruit and 6 more

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I don't mind drinking plain old water, but I love water that has been infused with fresh fruit, herbs or vegetables.

If you find it difficult to drink enough water throughout the day, I highly recommend trying infused water. It adds a hint of delicious flavor.

You also get an added nutrition boost because the minerals, antioxidants and nutrients from the produce you use, gets infused into the water!

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Infused Chia Water

Posted July 14, 2016 in Chia Water, hydration, hydrate and 4 more

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Chia water has been my favorite drink this summer. It's super simple to make, tastes delicious and gives you a natural energy boost. 

I discovered chia water last summer during a trip to Boulder, Colorado. I ordered a Ginger Mint Chia Water at Lyfe Kitchen on Pearl Street. I was immediately obsessed, and knew I could recreate it at home (for a fraction of the cost of a restaurant version).

Chia seeds are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and are super hydrating because they absorb tons of water. They also contain fiber, protein, calcium, magnesium and other nutrients. Chia seeds are also said to give you an energy boost.

When chia seeds are soaked in a liquid, a gelatinous coating forms around the seed. This makes the seeds easy to swallow. But if you have texture issues, you may not be a fan of chia water. Just a warning.

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