Flavoured water

Ingredients

4-5 thick slices of ginger, peeled
½ small cucumber, washed, cut into thin slices
½ organic lemon, sliced
Juice of ½ lemon
½ organic lime, sliced
Juice of ½ lime
½ nectarine or peach, cut into small pieces
10-15 fresh melissa leaves
2 liters water
1-2 drops of liquid stevia (optional)

Preparation

1
Place all the ingredients into a larger water pitcher and gently mush with the handle of a wooden spoon.
2
Fill the pitcher with tap water, stir together and refrigerate a few hours to let flavours meld before drinking.
3
Serve, strained (without any chunks) and well chilled, with the addition of ice.
4
Add more water to the pitcher one or two more times before it loses flavour. Keeps for up to 3 days.

About

Wonderfully refreshing and thirst quenching homemade flavored water. Ideal and healthy alternative to bought soda drinks.

Yield:

10 glasses

Added:

June 27, 2012

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