Strawberry-Basil Water

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Slurps up!

way to increase water intake

As summer arrives with it’s oppressive temperatures, beat the heat by staying well hydrated. Water is the better beverage choice for staying hydrated, but plain water can get boring. Try this fun and healthy drink to stay well hydrated at the pool, in the backyard or wherever the summer takes you.

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4.41 from 5 votes

Strawberry-Basil Water

Liven up your water and stay hydrated with this strawberry-basil flavored drink.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Refrigerate 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Yield 8 people
Serving Size 8 fluid ounces
Course Drinks
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 pint strawberries sliced
  • 10 basil leaves fresh, torn
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 2 quarts water


  • Combine strawberries, basil and lemon in a large pitcher. Add 2 quarts water. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or up to 2 days.
  • Infused waters are an easy way to add flavor and interest without a lot of extra calories. Try different fruit and herb combinations, like cucumber-mint or lemon-lime.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 8fluid ounces | Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Sodium: 7mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 2.6g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Paleo

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