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After Workout Watermelon and Rosemary Power Water

Watermelon and Rosemary Power Water

This delicious Watermelon and Rosemary Power Water helps hydrate you and maintains your fat burning after a workout.

Also, check out my Mango Basil Water and my Apple Cinnamon Water, one Boosts Metabolism and the other is a Natural Anti Inflammatory and helps Cure a Hangover. Can you guess which does what?

Makes one big pitcher, refill 3-5 times-

  • 2 cups Chopped Watermelon
  • 2 large Sprigs of Rosemary

In a large pitcher drop in the watermelon and rosemary, cover with ice and then water. Place in fridge for 10 minutes before serving. Once the water is 1/2 way gone refill with cold water, keep doing that 3-5 times before replacing watermelon and rosemary.

Makes 1 one liter  water bottle, refill 3-5 times-

  • 1/4 cup Thinly sliced Watermelon
  • 1 small Sprig of Rosemary

If the water bottle is full dump some out to make room for the watermelon, if empty put the watermelon and rosemary in first and then add water. Shove the watermelon and rosemary into your water bottle put in fridge for 10 minutes, that’s it! Refill when it gets 1/2 way down with cold water, do that 3-5 times before adding more watermelon and rosemary.

Watermelon and Rosemary Power Water*A note on the water bottle method, you will not be able  to get the watermelon and rosemary out so don’t use something you will want to keep unless it has a wide mouth.

This fat burning recipe was written for the Workout Chapter of my first cookbook FRUIT INFUSION, a colorful cookbook full of metabolism boosting, fat burning drinks, teas, sodas and ice cubes. With over 40 recipes to choose from you and your taste buds will never be bored with water again!

Cooling Peach Mint Water

Peach Mint Water

When it is hot outside, and I mean HOT you need something that will cool you off, Mint does just that! Plus water naturally cools you off, like free air conditioning, and suppresses your appetite to help you lose weight just like the peaches in this recipe. Can you think of anything better than to sit outside reading a book with some Peach Mint water? I feel relaxed just thinking about it.

This combo is light and refreshing, if you prefer it sweeter drop a couple of peach slices into your cup it really intensifies the peach flavor, you can also add a splash of vanilla to add sweetness to the pitcher as well. I use frozen peaches, the slicing, pitting and removing of the skins is too labor intensive for me, if you choose to use fresh peaches do all that, place in bag and freeze before making this.

Makes 1 pitcher refill up to 8 times

  • 1 long sprig of Mint, or a handful of leaves you can tie together with kitchen twine
  • 10 frozen Peach Slices, plus more to garnish (optional)
  • Water and Ice

I found that leaving the mint leaves on the sprig was easier and I got less debris in my drink that way too.  Drop peaches in your pitcher, then the mint, top with ice and water and place in fridge for 4 hours or overnight. Serve in a wine glass*, garnish with a frozen peach slice (also acts as an ice cube) you can refill the pitcher up to 8 times, or until the flavor dissipates.

* I use this trick often, I place my water in a pretty wine glass or in my fancy Stella glass. If you try this you might just trick yourself into thinking you are indulging. My favorite thing to do it put fizzy water in my Tiffany Champagne Flutes, I feel like I am having my all time favorite drink but it is zero calories and good for me.

Check out our Fruit Infused Water Bottle and Pitcher reviews for information on the best flavored water infusers.

Find more Metabolism Boosting drinks like Cooling Peach Mint Water, including Ice Cubes, Teas and Sodas all meant to help you drink more water and lose weight in my first cookbook FRUIT INFUSION: A Collection of Day Spa Inspired, Fruit Infused Waters.

Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water

Metabolism Boosting Drinks for Weight Loss

Did you know both apples and cinnamon raise your metabolism? Try this now famous Apple Cinnamon Water drink, and any day can feel like fall.

Fuji and Honey Crisp apples work best as they are the sweetest. Keep in mind this drink has a hint of flavor, should you want it stronger add more apples or slice them thinner.

The Original Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water Recipe was created by Audrey Johns, founder of LoseWeightbyEating.com and author of this website.

Makes 2 liters, re-fill water 3-4 times before replacing apples and cinnamon.

Day Spa Apple Cinnamon WaterINGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Apple thinly sliced, I like Fuji but pick your favorite
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick

DIRECTIONS:

Drop apple slices in the bottom of the pitcher (save a few to drop in your glass later) and then the cinnamon stick, cover with ice about 1/2 way through then with water. Place in the fridge for 1 hour before serving.

LASTS FOR 24 HOURS IN THE FRIDGE.

Check out our Fruit Infused Water Bottle and Pitcher reviews for information on the best flavored water infusers.

Some people have commented that Cinnamon Sticks are too expensive or unavailable in their area. Here is a killer deal, 5 lbs for $25! Maybe split it with 5 of your friends to save some $$ :)

Nutritional Info for Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water:
  • Calories: 0
  • Fat: 0
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Carbs: 0
Check out more Metabolism Boosting drinks like Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water, including Ice Cubes, Teas and Sodas all meant to help you drink more water and lose weight in my first cookbook FRUIT INFUSION: A Collection of Day Spa Inspired, Fruit Infused Waters.

Strawberry and Tangerine Fruit Infused Water

Strawberry and Tangerine Fruit Infused Water

Fruits that are high in Vitamin C are big metabolism boosters! One of my favorite combos is Strawberry and Tangerine Fruit Infused Water, both hot and cold this is a delicious drink.

Try to drink a gallon a day for fast weight loss, all of my zero calorie drinks count in the “gallon a day,” as does good old fashioned water. Just stay away from the chemical powders and drops, use what’s from nature to lose weight.

I recently came across dried strawberries, which means I can have this all year long but if you can’t find them don’t fret, just slice fresh or frozen strawberries and plan on using a fine mesh sieve, coffee filter or tea bag as they might fall apart.

Makes 1 pot of tea or 1 liter of cold drink-

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dried or fresh sliced strawberries
  • Rind of one tangerine- try to get little to none of the white pith-
  • Water

There are three ways to make Strawberry and Tangerine Fruit Infused Water, put it all in the tea pot, or make individual cups. It all depends on your willingness to wash your tea pot. I have also included a cold version for this delicious drink.

Tea pot instructions- Place the tangerine rind and strawberries into a teapot, cover with water and bring to a boil. To serve cover the nose of your tea pot with a coffee filter or use a fine mesh sieve over your tea cup to avoid strawberry pulp.

Strawberry and Tangerine Fruit Infused WaterIndividual tea cups- Boil water, add in 1/4 of the rind and a tablespoon of dried strawberries. Allow the strawberries to plump up and just as they start to fall apart (about 3 minutes) use a fork to scoop them out and discard. Leave the rind in the tea cup for both added flavor and beauty.

Make it cold- Boil 3 cups (or as much as your tea pot will hold) of water making the “tea pot instructions” let it cool with the fruit left in then strain into a 1 liter jug discarding the strawberries. Top with water until it is full, pluck out the tangerine rind, rinse and add to your pitcher then place in the fridge to cool. Serve over ice and drink up. If you want to do a bigger batch just double the recipe.

Check out our Fruit Infused Water Bottle and Pitcher reviews for information on the best flavored water infusers.

Nutritional Info for Strawberry and Tangerine Fruit Infused Water:
  • Calories: 0
  • Fat: 0
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Carbs: 0

Check out more Metabolism Boosting drinks like Strawberry and Tangerine Fruit Infused Water, including Ice Cubes, Teas and Sodas all meant to help you drink more water and lose weight in my first cookbook FRUIT INFUSION: A Collection of Day Spa Inspired, Fruit Infused Waters.

Honeydew Mojito Workout Water

Honeydew Mojito Water

This vitamin C-rich Honeydew Mojito Workout Water is sure to keep your metabolism going strong. In addition, the mint will help cool you down after a hot workout.

Make this Honeydew Mojito Workout Water in a water bottle and take it with you!

Makes one 1 liter water bottle

  • 4 mint leaves
  • ½ cup honeydew melon, sliced into sticks
  • ½ lime, thinly sliced into rings or sticks

If the bottle is full, pour out some water to make room for the fruit. If empty, add the fruit first. Add the mint, squeezing the leaves slightly to release the oils. Next, add the melon chunks. Curl up lime rings to fit into the mouth of the bottle. Top with water and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Refill with water when the mixture is halfway consumed. You can refill the bottle 3-5 times before replacing fruit.

*A note on the water bottle method: You may not be able to get the ingredients out if you use a traditional water bottle. For re-use, I recommend using a water bottle with a wide mouth for easier extraction of ingredients.

This Honeydew Mojito Workout Water recipe was written for the Workout Chapter of my first cookbook FRUIT INFUSION, a colorful cookbook full of metabolism boosting, fat burning drinks, teas, sodas and ice cubes. With over 40 recipes to choose from you and your taste buds will never be bored with water again!
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