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Flavored Water

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is wonderfully refreshing and thirst-quenching homemade flavored water. Ideal and healthy alternative to bought soda drinks."
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2 h 15 m servings 8
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 liters)


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  1. Place cucumber, nectarine, lemon slices, lemon juice, lime slices, lime juice, ginger, and melissa leaves in a large pitcher; mash gently with a wooden spoon. Pour in water, stir, and refrigerate until flavors blend, 2 hours to overnight. Strain; serve over ice.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • I prefer to use organic lemons and limes.
  • Melissa leaves can be substituted with fresh mint leaves; lime substituted with slices and juice of a red grapefruit; and nectarine substituted with peach, if desired.
  • If you like your water fizzy, add some sparkling mineral water as well.
  • Pitcher can be refilled with water 1 to 2 more times before it loses flavor. Keeps for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 8 calories; 0.1 2.4 0.3 0 8 Full nutrition

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I have tried other flavored waters before most of them usually included mint, grapefruit, orange, cucumber, etc., I really enjoyed how beautiful this flavored water was, and it was quite refresh...

yes I will make it again..I added peachess

Really refreshing and healthy!!!...It makes me think of summer!!!

Loved it. Will make again and again even if not exact to the recipe, you can put what you have on hand in a pitcher and enjoy! Very easy.