Strawberry and Grapefruit Detox Water with Rosemary

strawberry grapefruit detox water

Struggling with drinking 2 to 3 litres of water every day? Let’s make your daily water intake fun – and a lot more effective – with the delicious and easy-to-make grapefruit detox water

Prepared with grapefruits, strawberries, and rosemary stem, grapefruit infused water is one of the healthiest and most flavorful ways to keep your body hydrated, cleansed, and happy. 

Excited to make the 15-minute recipe? We are, too. 

What is Infused Water?

Infused water is simply a blend of vegetables, fruits, and herbs added to plain water. It contains all the freshness of a cool glass of water combined with the vibrant, tangy, and sweet flavors of the ingredients you’ve chosen. 

The drink is not only aesthetically appealing but also helps consume extra vitamins and minerals throughout the day. The best part? This popular trend is gaining popularity with combinations only limited by the imagination.  

Nutritional Information of Infused Water 

When prepared at home, infused water is normally a zero-calorie drink, with 0 calories, 0 carbs, 0 protein, and 0 fat (in a 1-cup serving). However, store – bought infused water contains calories, carbohydrates, and sugars to some extent (due to the extra ingredients added during manufacturing). You may, for example, typically find 52 calories and 13 grams of carbohydrates in one cup of ready -made infused water. 

Health Benefits of Infused Water 

Keeps You Hydrated – The infusion of tasty flavors – released by fruits and vegetables – encourages people to drink more water and stay hydrated throughout the day. 

Aids Weight Loss – Replacing sugary drinks with infused water dramatically cuts down on calories, helping in losing weight. 

grapefruit detox water with rosemary

Ingredients for Strawberry Grapefruit Detox Water 

Make hydration delicious and easy with the 5-ingredient strawberry grapefruit detox water. 

  • Grapefruit 
  • Strawberries 
  • Drinking water
  • Rosemary stem
  • Ice cubs 

How to Make Strawberry Grapefruit Detox Water 

Simple ingredients, simpler recipe: presenting to you the delectable grapefruit detox water prepared in under 15 minutes. 

  • Wash the grapefruit. Soak in a solution of vinegar water to remove bacteria and prevent dirt from coming into contact with the flesh. 
  • Wash the strawberries. Add to a mixture of one teaspoon of baking soda and 4 cups of water. Toss them with clean hands, allow them to soak for 10 to 15 minutes, and rinse. 
  • Slice the fruit. Cut the strawberries and grapefruit into slices. Tip: Remove the rind and white of the grapefruit and slice it into 1-inch segments. 
  • Add all the ingredients to a glass jar. 
  • Pour in water. Simply add regular drinking water. 
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours. This allows the fruits to fully release their vitamins, minerals, and mouthwatering taste.
  • Add ice cubes to the grapefruit infused water and enjoy cold! 

FAQs

What does grapefruit detox water do?

There are tons of different types of infused water, so what exactly makes grapefruit infused water so special? The incredible health benefits of grapefruit. 

Grapefruit is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber to nourish your body with all the essential nutrients. It carries a high water content that assists in flushing out toxins from the body to keep your organs cleansed and healthy. 

Drinking grapefruit detox water also helps:

  • Improve energy levels, as it is packed with energy – boosting nutrients, like Vitamin A, B and C, and high antioxidant levels. 
  • Help with weight loss by boosting metabolism. 
  • Boost the immune system. The high Vitamin C content in grapefruit increases your white blood cell count (the cells responsible for fighting off pathogens). 
  • Improve gut health. Its high fiber content regulates digestive problems by binding with stomach acid. 
grapefruit strawberry and rosemary detox water

Is grapefruit good for detoxifying the body?

Yes, grapefruit contains nutrients specialized to detoxify and purify the body. 

  • Vitamin C flushes out toxins. 
  • Fiber helps cleanse your colon and digestive tract. 
  • Natural fiber attracts toxins and removes them through natural digestion. 

How to Store Strawberry Grapefruit Infused Water 

Storing strawberry grapefruit infused water is super simple. All you have to do is transfer the drink to a clean, sealable container, like a mason jar or a glass pitcher with a lid. Place the container in the refrigerator to preserve the taste and freshness for up to 2 to three days. 

Tip: It is recommended to consume grapefruit detox water within 24 to 48 hours to enjoy optimal flavor. The longer it sits, the more the taste changes. 

Grapefruit Detox Water Benefits 

Grapefruit detox water is one of the perfect additions to a diet focused on improving energy levels, cleansing the body, and promoting better organ health. 

Taking a closer look at the details, strawberry grapefruit detox water brings you a step closer to a healthier lifestyle. Here’s how:

  • Keeps you hydrated, which, in turn, helps with digestion, toxin removal, and temperature regulation. 
  • Protects cells from damage caused by free radicals. 
  • Promotes regular bowel movement and prevents constipation. 
  • Promotes feelings of fullness and reduces calorie intake to aid weight loss. 

Hydrating yourself has never been easier. Pair the grapefruit detox water with other healthy practices, like meditation, cleaner eating schedules, and a good sleep pattern to speed up and enhance the results! 

grapefruit detox water

Grapefruit Detox Water with Strawberries and Rosemary

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 7 cups drinking water
  • 1 rosemary stem
  • Ice cubes

Instructions
 

  • Wash the grapefruit and strawberries.  Cut them into slices.
  • Combine all ingredients in a glass jar.
  • Add water and refrigerate for  2 hours.
  • Add ice and enjoy cold!
Keyword detox, water
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