Perfect For A Backyard Barbecue

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Drinking infused waters has become the most popular way to stay hydrated today. Not only are they extremely refreshing, but they are super nutritious, too – perfect for quenching your thirst when you are in charge of the grill in a barbecue. It’s also an ideal beverage to serve your guests, including the kids!

At your next barbecue party, try these ultra-refreshing infused water recipes:

6 cups water
1 lemon, sliced
2 cups freshly-squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup honey or agave nectar
3 tablespoons dried lavender
In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water and the sugar to a boil over medium high heat. Stir until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and add honey and dried lavender. Stir until all ingredients are blended well. Cover for 15 to 20 minutes to steep. When ready, strain the lavender and pour mixture in a large pitcher. Add the lemon juice 4 cups water. Stir then refrigerate for two to three hours. Serve over ice and garnish glasses with lemon slices.
The Ultimate Fruit Water

What you need:

8 cups water
1 cucumber, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1/2 red grapefruit, sliced and quartered
12 pieces mint leaves
2 cups fresh peas cubes (about 1-inch in size per cube)
Sparkling water
In large pitcher, mix together the water, cucumber, lemon, lime, grapefruit, mint leaves and watermelon cubes. Stir, cover and refrigerate overnight to bring out the flavors. To serve, fill glasses halfway with ice then fill with fruit water. Add a splash of sparkling water and a piece or two of a fruit slice for presentation.
Chillin’ Green

What you need:

1 tote green tea
1 lime, sliced
1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped
Water
Pour cold water into a large mason jar and add the green tea bag. Cover and simmer for at least half an hour. When ready, add the lime and mint leaves to jar and give it a good stir. Take the tea bag, cover and refrigerate for another 30 minutes. Add a couple of ice cubes before serving if desired.
It can get pretty hot when you’re in a barbecue, especially when you’re the one doing the grilling. Whether you’re enjoying some fantastic grilled burgers out in the yard or just want to feel cooler on a hot day, these refreshing infused water recipes are your answer!

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