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Wonderfully refreshing and thirst quenching homemade flavored water. Ideal and healthy alternative to bought soda drinks.

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Servings: 10 glasses


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  • 4-5 thick slices of ginger, peeled
  • ½ small cucumber, washed, cut into thin slices
  • ½ organic lemon, sliced
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ organic lime, sliced
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • ½ nectarine or peach, cut into small pieces
  • 10-15 fresh melissa leaves
  • 2 liters water
  • 1-2 drops of liquid stevia (optional)


  1. Place all the ingredients into a larger water pitcher and gently mush with the handle of a wooden spoon.
  2. Fill the pitcher with tap water, stir together and refrigerate a few hours to let flavours meld before drinking.
  3. Serve, strained (without any chunks) and well chilled, with the addition of ice.
  4. Add more water to the pitcher one or two more times before it loses flavour. Keeps for up to 3 days.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 222g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 7  
Calories from Fat 0 0%
Total Fat 0.05g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Potassium 35mg 1%
Total Carbs 1.8g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 0.78g 1%
Protein 0.17g 0%
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