Strawberry Basil Water

strawberry-basil-water-700sqPlunge into a refreshing cool drink that is incredibly easy to make and yet, delicious – Strawberry Basil Water.  You can drink it year round and at just 5 calories per glass, this is a great alternative to sweetened ice teas or regular soda. Try it if you are watching your weight or need hydration after your morning run.  It even looks festive enough to serve to guests at a party.  Cheers!

Barbara Spalding RDN Culinary Dietitian

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Strawberry Basil Water
Try this refreshing alternative to sweetened iced teas or soda.
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Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
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Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Combine water, strawberries, basil and ice in a large pitcher. Place in refrigerator to chill for 1-2 hours before serving. Serve over extra ice and with a sprig of basil if desired.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition information per serving: 5 calories; 0 grams fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 grams transfat; 0 mg cholesterol; 5 mg sodium;  1 grams carbohydrate;  0 grams dietary fiber;  0 grams protein (values are approximate).

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