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Simple but Mighty Detox Water Recipes


Consider starting each and every day with one of these Simple by Mighty Detox Water Recipes. Not only do they taste good, detox waters are great for your digestion and wonderful for your overall health!

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Why you should drink detox water:

  • it is refreshing
  • helps keep you hydrated
  • great for your digestion
  • wonderful for your overall health
  • easy and inexpensive to make
  • great way to start the day
  • low-carb options
  • easy grab-and-go beverage

Detox water is healthy, super simple to make and can be made with ingredients you probably already have at home. Drinking detox water daily helps flush your system, promotes overall good health and counts towards your daily water intake.

TIPS:

  • For best results use organic ingredients and purified water.
  • Combining the ingredients the night before allows flavors to have time to blend together.
  • Simple But Mighty Detox Water Recipes keep best in glass or fruit infuser water bottles.



Simple but Mighty Detox Water Recipes

Citrus Detox Water 

  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • 2 – 3 sprigs fresh mint leaves
  • Optional ingredients: sliced cucumber, sliced orange, fresh ginger and a splash of apple cider vinegar.

Wash lemon, lime, and mint leaves. Cut lemon and limes into thin slices. Place fruit and mint leaves in glassware. Add filtered water. Chill. Serve.

Lemons are known for their fabulous health benefits:

  • help control high blood pressure
  • aids in digestion and eases constipation
  • high in vitamin C
  • has antibacterial properties
  • helps with eye health
  • contain anti-cancer compounds
  • helps destroy intestinal parasites
  • reduces the risk of Parkinson’s

Minty Lime Detox Water

  • 1 lime
  • 2 – 3 sprigs of fresh mint leaves

Wash and slice a lime and rinse mint leaves. Place lime slices and mint leaves into a glass pitcher. Fill pitcher with filtered water (I personally use reverse osmosis filtered water). Add ice. Serve.

Limes have some great health benefits such as:

  • fights scurvy, gout and gum disease
  • rejuvenates skin
  • helps in digestion and eases constipation
  • aids in weight loss
  • regulates sugar absorption
  • helps prevent heart disease
  • helps protect eyes from aging and macular degeneration

Mint is well known as a breath freshener but did you know it also has other healthy qualities such as:

  • aids in proper digestion and weight loss
  • helps relieve nausea
  • fights depression, headaches, and fatigue
  • helps with asthma
  • aids memory loss
  • promotes healthy skin
  • natural appetite suppressant

Blackberry Detox Water

  • 1 pint fresh blackberries
  • 2 -3 sprigs of fresh mint leaves

Rinse blackberries and mint. Place berries and sprigs of mint into a glass pitcher. Add filtered water and ice cubes. Serve.

The health benefits of blackberries include:

  • boosts the immune system
  • aids in weight loss
  • prevents lung and colon cancer
  • rich in antioxidants
  • helps maintain healthy bones
  • improves digestion
  • improves cognitive functions
  • helps prevent excessive bleeding

Simple but Mighty Detox Water Recipes

Watermelon Detox Water

  • 2 cups watermelon, cubed
  • 1 sprig fresh mint leaves

Cut watermelon into cubes and rinse mint leaves. Place watermelon cubes into a blender, blend until liquefied. Pour into glasses. Add a few splashes of filtered water and a few mint leaves. Chill. Serve.

The health benefits of watermelon include:

  • helps lower the risk of heart diseases
  • helps lower blood pressure
  • has anti-inflammatory properties
  • loaded with electrolytes
  • aids digestion
  • has anti-carcinogenic properties
  • rejuvenates skin

Simple but Mighty Detox Water Recipes

Apple Spice Detox Water 

  • 1 red apple
  • 1 green apple
  • 3 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 3 anise stars

Rinse apple and cut into thin slices. Place several apple slices, a cinnamon stick and anise star into a glass jar. Add filtered water. Chill. Serve.

Apples have great health benefits including:

  • useful in treating anemia
  • reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
  • helps prevent cancer
  • improves eyesight
  • lowers cholesterol level
  • aids in digestion and weight loss

Cinnamon also has health benefits consisting of:

  • helps treat Type 2 diabetes
  • lowers bad cholesterol levels
  • rich in antioxidants
  • has antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties
  • has anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties

Check out the health benefits found in anise:

  • has antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties
  • rich in antioxidants
  • helps with insomnia
  • aids digestion

Pomegranate Detox Water

  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 – 3 sprigs of fresh mint leaves

Place pomegranate seeds and rinsed mint leaves in a glass pitcher. Add filtered water. Chill. Serve.

Pomegranates have wonderful health benefits such as:

  • have antiviral and anti-tumor properties
  • aids in digestion
  • helps treat anemia and osteoarthritis
  • rich in antioxidants
  • has anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties
  • rejuvenates skin

Simple but Mighty Detox Water Recipes

Try mixing other natural ingredients together and have some fun creating different versions of detox water!

Here’s to great health and wellness this year!

Linda 

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