Do you know those people who carry massive water bottles to work and have to refill them a few times a day? Well, I'm not like them, although I have to admit, I do envy them. Tons of research proves that water is insanely good for you—both inside and out—but sadly, its taste (or lack thereof) is not all that appealing to everyone.
Thankfully, the pros know a foolproof way to add extra vitamins and delicious flavor to their water: by infusing it with fruit. Cut up your favorite fruits (especially those that are in season), sprinkle with some herbs like basil or mint, and let them soak into your water in a pitcher overnight. Pro tip: Keep it in the fridge for extra freshness. You'll wake up to the most nutrient-packed and tasty water you've ever had. Below, we've rounded up some of our favorite fruit water infusions—from watermelon-cucumber to blueberry-orange—that are so good you just may be able to kick your sparkling water habit.
Watermelon, Mint, and Cucumber Water
Blueberry and Orange Water
This concoction is definitely not one we've seen before. But if you like blueberry lemonade, you'll definitely like this H20 enhanced with the fruit and wedges of mandarin oranges (we like that the berries are not only chock-full of vitamins, they're also a great source of fiber). Plus, what's better than only needing two extra ingredients?
Be sure to read about foods that are like a fountain of youth, and tell us which fruit water infusion you'd like to try first in the comments!