Ginger, Lime, and Mint Flavored Sparkling Water

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Ginger. When we think of this aromatic and spicy rhizome, Asian cuisine comes to mind immediately. Used in many Asian dishes, it imparts fantastic flavor. Ginger has been used for thousands of years and is indigenous to China. It has long been used in herbal medicine for its anti-inflammatory effects, its relief of nausea and gastrointestinal disturbance, and its immune-boosting potential. It is also being studied as a means of preventing colorectal and ovarian cancer.

Water is the healthiest thirst quencher on a hot summer day, and we at SkinnyMs. are offering our favorite flavored water recipes to entice you to drink more. Healthy ingredients infused in the water give subtle flavor and aroma. Ginger, lime and mint make an outstanding drink!

Ginger, Lime and Mint Flavored Sparkling Water

4 servings

1 glass

Ginger, Lime and Mint Flavored Sparkling Water

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups | Calories: 22 | Total Fat: 0 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 4 mg | Carbohydrates: 0 g | Dietary Fiber: 0 g | Sugars: 0 g | Protein: 0 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 0

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 lime, sliced (organic if possible)
  • 10 fresh mint leaves (organic if possible)
  • 6 cups sparkling water

Instructions

  1. In a big pitcher, put the ginger, lime, and mint.
  2. Pour the water and refrigerate for at least three hours. It will taste more if you leave it longer. Cover the pitcher while sitting in the refrigerator.
  3. When ready to serve, put some ice cubes in the pitcher if you want it really cold.
https://skinnyms.com/ginger-lime-and-mint-flavored-sparkling-water/

If you liked this flavored sparkling water, you will love our other flavored water recipes:

Healthy Lemon-Ginger Sparkling Water

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Coconut Water

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4 Comments on "Ginger, Lime, and Mint Flavored Sparkling Water"

  1. Cheryl  September 29, 2014

    The recipe calls for an "untreated" lime and mint. What does it mean to be "untreated"?

    Reply
    • SkinnyMs  September 29, 2014

      Cheryl, We will change the wording here. The word "untreated" is confusing. If organic is available for a reasonable price, get that, if not try to choose limes with peels that look less waxy and that will be fine. Enjoy!

      Reply
  2. Jen  January 9, 2018

    I’m glad I scrolled down because I didn’t understand “untreated” as it was applied to lime in the recipe. SInce the reply above was dated Sept 2014 and that it would be changed, and it’s now Jan 2018 and it is still in the recipe, it looks like someone didn’t get the message to update the recipe. ?

    Reply
    • Gale Compton  January 10, 2018

      Jen, Thank you for the comment. I made the tweak that was needed. It’s now organic instead of untreated.

      Reply

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