Goodbye Plain Ol’ Water, And Hello Flavour!

water

It’s no secret that water is important for our body to function properly. We also heard about the general advice about drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day. But how many of us really consume a recommended intake of water? After all, plain water is tasteless and it’s understandable that many people prefer to consume juices or other beverages instead. Luckily, there are a few easy ways to jazz up your plain water.

“Freeze, fruits! You’re under arrest!”

Source: feistyveggies.com
Source: feistyveggies.com

Instead of fruit juices, why not flavoured them into ice cubes? It’s easy to make. Just cut your favourite fruits until they are fit enough to place into an ice tray. Freeze them and voila! You can add flavoured ice cubes into your glass of water.

Silicone Ice Cube Freeze Tray Mold, RM33 – Lazada

silicone ice cube tray

Tired of the same old square ice cubes? With this penguin-mold tray, you can now enjoy cute-looking ice cubes in your drinking water.

Zest up your water

Cold water with lime, lemon and ice in pitchers isolated on white
Cold water with lime, lemon and ice in pitchers isolated on white

Cut a few slices of lemon and toss into your drinking water. Alternatively, you can even add it into your water tumbler and carry it wherever you go. Moreover, lemon water gives you an extra jolt of vitamin goodness!

Go Caribbean with cucumbers

cucumber water

Add a few slices of cucumbers into your drinking water. Thanks to the hydrating quality of a cucumber, it helps refresh your body.

Aero Knife, RM24 – RM42 – Rakuten

aero knife

It’s lightweight, it’s razor-sharp and above all, you don’t have to worry about food getting stuck on your knife. With the revolutionary Aero Knife, cutting fruits and vegetables are no longer a chore.

It’s time to mix and match!

Fruit water with lemon, lime, cucumber and mint in glass pitcher
Fruit water with lemon, lime, cucumber and mint in glass pitcher

Grab an empty bottle or a pitcher, and get creative with your drinking water. For starter, you can infuse your water with a handful of herbs (basil, cilantro and mint), spices (cinnamon sticks and ginger slices), edible flowers (hibiscus, rose and lavender) and/or fruits (berries and citrus). Gather them altogether, let the water sit for a few hours to infuse all the flavours.

Prodyne Fruit Infusion Pitcher, RM149.99 – Lazada

prodyne fruit infusion pitcher

Forget about ordinary pitcher. Here’s a pitcher that provides the convenience of a fruit infusion rod. It lets you infuse all kinds of flavours with minimum fuss.

With so many ingredients you can do with your plain drinking water, the possibilities are truly endless. If you do this frequently enough, you’ll do your body a good favour by reducing your intake of store-bought fruit juices and unhealthy sodas.

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