Cucumber, mint and ginger water

Ingredients

  • ½ a peeled cucumber
  • 12 - 16 mint leaves (stems removed)
  • 3 slices of ginger

Method

  1. Place cucumber, mint leaves, and ginger into a large jug or container.
  2. Crush all the ingredients in the base of the jug using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  3. Cover with water and place in the fridge. Leave for a few hours to let the flavours infuse.

Orange, pineapple and rosemary water

Ingredients

  • 3 slices of orange (skin on)
  • 2 slices of fresh pineapple (skin off)
  • One sprig of rosemary

Method

  1. Place orange, pineapple, and rosemary into a large jug or container.
  2. Crush all the ingredients in the base of the jug using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  3. Cover with water and place in the fridge. Leave for a few hours to let the flavours infuse.

Strawberry and coconut water

Ingredients

  • 6 medium sized strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 litre of coconut water (check for ‘no added sugar’)

Method

  1. Cut strawberries and place into a large jug or container.
  2. Crush the strawberries in the base of the jug using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  3. Cover with the coconut water and place in the fridge. Leave for a few hours to let the flavours infuse.

Blackberry and mint iced tea

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fresh (or frozen) blackberries or mixed berries
  • 1 small bunch of fresh mint leaves
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 6 cups of hot water

Method

  1. Place all the ingredients in a jug or container.
  2. Pour the hot water into the jug and leave to steep for 15 minutes, then remove the tea bags.
  3. Place the jug in the fridge for a few hours to chill and allow the flavours to release.

Lemon and basil iced tea

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 small bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 6 cups of hot water

Method

  1. Place all the ingredients in a jug or container.
  2. Pour the hot water into the jug and leave to steep for 15 minutes, then remove the tea bags.
  3. Place the jug in the fridge for a few hours to chill and allow the flavours to release.
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