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Green Herb Infusion

Ingredients (6)

  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 4 cups still water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves
  • 4 to 6 fresh peppermint leaves
  • 2 fresh basil leaves
  • 5 mustard seeds
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories5
  • Fat0.04g
  • Saturated fat0.01g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs1.76g
  • Fiber0.49g
  • Sugar0.28g
  • Protein0.15g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium10.36mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

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Green Herb Infusion

Drink this herbal tonic half an hour before exercising, or have a glass with a light lunch. The green herbs are packed full of nutrients such as beta carotene, chlorophyll, and B vitamins. I find this to be a soothing, almost addictive tonic. See more advice on how to make infused water, and check out some stylish water bottles so you can take it with you.

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Instructions

  1. 1Add the lime juice and 3 cups of water to a large pitcher.
  2. 2Place the parsley, peppermint, basil, and mustard seeds in a blender with the remaining 1 cup water. Purée until smooth, for about 1 minute.
  3. 3Strain the puréed mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into the pitcher. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Excerpted from Cool Waters, by Brian Preston-Campbell © 2009, used by permission from The Harvard Common Press. Photo © 2009, by Jerry Errico from the book Cool Waters.

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