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23 of the Best Flavored Water Recipes

If you're trying to kick your soda habit to the curb, these flavored water recipes are here to help. From bright citrus to warm spices, these infused waters will be your new go-to beverages.

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Strawberry-Lavender Infused Water

A little bit of lavender goes a long way, so be sure not to overdo it! This pretty combo screams summer, but you can also dry out the lavender and enjoy this anytime.

Wondering what is a good way to flavor water? Learn how to make flavored water with these easy infused water recipes.

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Nectarine, Basil and Clementine Infused Water

Nectarine and basil may sound a little strange, but trust us, this combination is a real winner. A few slices of clementine seal the deal. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Raspberry and Lemon Infused Water

If you're craving raspberry lemonade but are trying to cut back on your sugar intake, this infused water is the perfect substitute.—James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Find more of our favorite lemon-infused water recipes.

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Peachy Navel Infused Water

Get the sweet and fruity taste of a Fuzzy Navel without the schnapps. In a carafe combine water with fresh peach, orange and lime slices. After infusing overnight, serve chilled.  

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Rosemary and Ginger Infused Water

Aromatic and slightly spicy, this infused water is great for winter holidays and celebrations. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Check out the benefits of ginger for beauty and health.

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Grapefruit and Coriander Infused Water

Packed with bright flavor, this infused water gives you another reason to pull out your coriander seeds. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
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Cinnamon Apple Infused Water

For a fall-inspired infused water, add half a sliced Granny Smith apple, cinnamon stick and four allspice berries to a pitcher of water. Let sit overnight and then serve chilled.

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Pomegranate and Pear Infused Water

If you can't find a pomegranate at your local grocery store, you can substitute it with a splash of pomegranate juice just before serving. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

By the way, here’s how to deseed a pomegranate.

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Blackberry and Sage Infused Water

Muddling the sage leaves a bit before adding the blueberries and water will intensify their flavor in the final product. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
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Spring Lemon Verbena Infused Water

Combine 6 fresh lemon verbena sprigs, half a cup of fresh blueberries and water in a large pitcher for a light and herb-y infused water.

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Tangerine and Thyme Infused Water

Who doesn't love the bright and juicy flavor of tangerine? The addition of thyme really rounds out this infused water. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Here are more tasty ways to use fresh thyme.

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Apple and Ginger Infused Water

Tart and spicy, this infused water is like fall in a glass. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
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Sweet and Spicy Pear Infused Water

In a large pitcher, add a sliced pear, half a sliced peach, a tablespoon of fresh ginger and cover with water. After letting the ingredients steep overnight, serve chilled.

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Lemon, Ginger and Turmeric Infused Water

This turmeric, lemon, ginger water is a fantastic pick-me-up when you’re feeling a little under the weather or find yourself in need of a health boost. Turmeric is commonly used in Indian cuisines, and studies indicate it’s chock full of antioxidants.

Questioning if you can use frozen fruit to infuse water? You definitely can, along with these other recipes that are made with frozen fruit.

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Triple Berry Blast

In a large pitcher, cover half a cup of cut strawberries, raspberries and blackberries with cold water. Let sit in a fridge for 12-24 hours then enjoy.

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Grape and Mint Infused Water

It'll truly feel like spring when you sip this juicy and minty infused water. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Get our guide to different grape varieties.

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Pineapple and Mint Infused Water

This pineapple and mint water is like a tropical cocktail but without the sticky-sweet taste. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
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Spiced Blood Orange Infused Water

Perfect on a fall or winter day, this infused water includes a sliced blood orange, 5 whole cloves and 2 whole star anise. After the ingredients have infused the water overnight, serve chilled.

Next, check out our most beautiful blood orange recipes.

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Citrus and Cucumber Infused Water

If you’ve ever enjoyed cucumber and citrus in a drink before, you know how beautifully they go together. Skip the soda and try this instead for the ultimate in infused water refreshment.
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Cantaloupe, Mint and Lemon Infused Water

Nothing beats fresh melon. You can also play around with this recipe and swap cantaloupe for honeydew or watermelon, or go ahead and use all three.

Psst! Here’s how to pick a perfectly ripe melon.

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Pear and Fennel Infused Water

To a large carafe, add half a sliced pear, 3 fresh rosemary sprigs, half a sliced fennel bulb and water. Serve with ice after steeping for 12-24 hours.

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Cranberry, Orange and Cardamom Infused Water

This gorgeous infused water would make a great addition to your holiday dinner table. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
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Mint Julep Infused Water

If you love this Kentucky Derby-staple, try it water form. Add a few slices of lemon, mint leaves, a tablespoon of ginger slices and water in a large pitcher. Let the ingredients sit overnight, then serve over ice.

Craving something a little harder? Here’s how to make a mint julep.

Caroline Stanko
As Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.

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