Unexpectedly delicious; a cold glass of water. Something that tastes even better is Strawberry Mint Water! A refreshing beverage with just a bit of extra flavour. This recipe belongs to the growing collection of my ‘Drinks’ recipes. If you are looking for more drinks to make yourself, select ”Drinks” on the recipe page. Are you specifically looking for recipes that fit into a healthy diet? Select ”Truthful Living Drinks” on the recipe page.
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- 800 g Water
- 100 g Fresh Strawberries - [See good to know section]
- 10 Fresh Mint Leaves - [See good to know section]
Other things you need
- Food Scale
- Cutting Board
- Cutting Knife
- Weigh the strawberries and wash them.
- Wash the mint leaves.
- Cut the strawberries into slices.
- Tear the mint leaves into pieces.
- Put the water in a bottle and add the mint leaves and strawberry slices.
- Enjoy your Strawberry Mint Water!
Good to know
- Storing: Store your flavoured water in the refrigerator.
- Shelf life: Your flavoured water will stay good for at least a day if stored correctly.
- Using Fruit: Always make sure you wash fruit before you use it.
- Using Fresh Herbs: Always make sure you wash herbs before you use them.
- Tip: If you want the water to have a stronger flavour and a pink colour, let the Strawberry Mint Water sit for an an hour before serving it.
- Organic: To make this recipe organic, only use organic ingredients.
Nutritional Information per Portion
Know What You Eat
Both when buying food or when making your own, it is important to inform yourself about the nutritional value. Have a look at the nutrition label, learn about your serving size and what nutrients this product will bring to the table.
If you want to compare different products and their values, it is easier to look at a label where the values are given per 100 grams. This way you get a better understanding of the categories certain products belong to when it comes to nutritional values. Is this a product with a high sugar content? Does it contain a lot of fibre? How does this product measure up if I am looking to stick to a low-sodium diet?
Keep in mind that if you are looking to eat healthily, you should not just avoid eating fat and/or sugar. We need both in our daily diet. Make sure however to be aware of where you get your lipids and sugars from. As a rule of thumb, you could say; variation is very important in your diet and in general, the closer your food is to come straight from the source, the better.
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*All given nutritional information is an indication. Due to differences in how ingredients are produced, where they are purchased and how the recipe is prepared, nutritional values may vary.