Posted: Jul 10, 2014 7:00 AM
 
Drinking water is important, especially in the summer months. We all know this. But sometimes, it's just plain boring. Thankfully that's not the case anymore with these three infused water recipes. Each one will keep you coming back for more and more and more — which is definitely a good thing.

Need to increase your H2O intake but can't stand the thought of drinking another glass of plain ol' water? Don't fret. We have you covered with these infused water recipes. With just a few fresh ingredients (most of which can be grown in your home garden) and a little bit of time, you'll have delicious, fruity water in your fridge ready to enjoy whenever you're thirsty. If you'd like your glass of infused water to be a little fancier, try adding some of these clever ice cube recipes.

allParenting Cucumber, mint and lime infused water

Cucumber, mint and lime-infused water

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 5 to 6 mint sprigs
  • 4 lime slices
  • Water

Directions:

  1. Add cucumber, mint and lime slices to a liter-size jar or bottle.
  2. Fill with water, cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour before enjoying.

allParenting Watermelon basil infused water

Watermelon basil-infused water

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup watermelon, cubed
  • 2 to 3 sprigs basil
  • Water

Directions:

  1. Add watermelon and basil to a liter-size jar or bottle.
  2. Fill with water, cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour before enjoying.

allParenting Strawberry, lemon and ginger infused water

Strawberry, lemon and ginger-infused water

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup strawberries, tops removed and sliced
  • 4 lemon slices
  • 2- to 3-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced into thin coins
  • Water

Directions:

  1. Add strawberries, lemon slices and ginger to a liter-size jar or bottle.
  2. Fill with water, cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour before enjoying.

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