I like to add things to my water to make it taste better. A lemon or lime is a great start, but I want a bit more flavor. So I pick fresh mint from my garden and add it to lemons for a tasty treat. I've also seen people add cucumbers. Or even substitute the lemons for oranges.
The most common way to make flavor water is getting a pitcher that closes and adding all ingredients. Then slightly crush the produce you added in. After the produce is slightly crushed but not mashed add a ton of ice with just a touch of water. Then place in fridge.
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I stopped drinking diet soda (Pepsi-Dr. Pepper) to see if it helped with my weight loss. I thought it was diet with 0-0-0 so it must be okay.... I have changed my mind and only drink green tea, water, flavored sparkling water, flavored spring water...... and Diet Sierra Mist with a splash of cranberry. It does not seem to slow down my weight loss, it is 0-0-0 and is yummi wonderful!
A great way to add flavor to water is to throw a tea bag into your water bottle. It adds just a hint of flavor. Fruit flavors like peach or raspberry taste great. I always drink more water when I use this trick! It's also a great way to use up flavored tea that you may not like served hot.
I like to use Torani or DaVinci Sugar Free Syrups to make flavored ice. I fill ice cube trays (half full) with the different flavored syrups. I then use the flavored ice cubes in my water. This is a nice variation from always using lemons or limes to flavor my water. 274
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