5 Healthy Water Infusion recipes

Water is one of your body’s most basic needs, but all too often it goes overlooked in the household, only to be replaced with artificial juices and sodas. High fructose corn syrup is not the answer, and we cannot survive on coffee alone. Add some flavor and healthy hydration to your household routine with these tasty mixes for water.

Strawberry Splash


This flavorful infusion makes a big splash on the pallet — as far as water goes of course. With a nice combination of sweet and sour with the hint of basil, this sip is great anytime you need a drink.


  • 4-6 Strawberries, hulled and halved

  • 1/2 Lemon, sliced

  • 1/4 Cup Basil, scrunched

Watermelon Water


This light mix makes for a subtle sip, but that doesn’t mean it’s not delicious. Probably the easiest on our list, this sip is great for on the go in the morning or refueling after a cardio workout.


  • 3 Cups watermelon cubes

  • 1/4 Cup Basil, scrunched

Raspberry Lemon Sip


This is the perfect summer sip, and can be the perfect addition to the barbecue to keep things cool. Top this glass with a lemon wedge and savor the summertime vibes, but try it out early to perfect your personal mix.


  • 1 Cup Raspberries

  • 2-3 Lemons, sliced

Citrus Detox


If you’re looking for water with a kick to help clean your system, look no further. This citrus infused water is practically perfect year-round and goes great with healthy midday meals and salads.


  • 3 Oranges, sliced

  • 1 Lemon, sliced

  • 1/2 Cucumber, sliced

  • 1/4 Cup mint leaves

Strawberry Breeze


Spruce up your daily hydration with this infused water. Strawberries add a nice hint of sweetness while the cucumber, mint, and lime give the water a refreshing and bright taste.


  • 10 Strawberries, sliced

  • 1 Cucumbers, sliced

  • 2 Limes, sliced

  • 1/4 Cup mint leaves


  1. Fill your pitcher with and fruit.

  2. If you’re using basil, slightly scrunch it up to release the flavor.

  3. Fill your pitcher to top with cold filtered water.

  4. Give the mix a light stir

  5. Refrigerate overnight

Pro tip: If you’re in a hurry, poke a few holes in your fruit with a fork for instant flavor. If you want the best water to work with, try the ZeroWater 20-cup ready-pour water filter. With the 5-stage water filter, ZeroWater reduces 99.6% of all Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), leaving you with the clean, pure tasting water for you and your family.

Nick Bailey is a forward thinking journalist with a well-rounded skill set unafraid to take on topics head on. He now resides in Austin, TX and continues to create content on a daily basis.