Fruit Infused Water
Add fresh or frozen fruit to water or sparkling (seltzer) water
- Berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, etc.)
- sliced fruits (orange, lemon, grapefruit or other citrus)
- sliced cucumbers, melon, kiwi
- fresh herb leaves (mint, basil, rosemary)
Using tea bags:
- Steep tea bags in hot water. Use 1 tea bag per each cup of water. Choose any type of tea or a combination of black, green and herbal teas.
- Let steep until dark in color, 5-10 minutes or more for stronger flavor.
- Remove tea bags and add equal parts cool water.
- Optional: add 1 teaspoon of sugar or honey, ice cubes, and lemon
Using loose leaf tea:
- Steep 1 Tablespoon of dried leaves for each cup of hot water.
- After steeping, strain leaves out of water and add equal parts cool water.
- Optional: add 1 teaspoon of sugar or honey, ice cubes, and lemon.
Using traditional plants:
- There are many traditional teas made in Tribal communities.
- Ask your family members, friends, community members and elders for recipe ideas using local ingredients!
- Remember to drink these unsweetened or lightly sweetened.
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