Strawberry Lemon Basil Detox Water

If you're not familiar with detox water, it's any infused water that helps flush your system of toxins and improves your health. Infused water is water flavored by submerging fruit, vegetables, herbs, and spices in it. Try this Strawberry Lemon Basil Detox Water. This recipe, along with tons more, can be found in my new book Dr. Kellyann's Cleanse and Reset.

Prep Time: 5 min | Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced
  • A small handful of basil, 6 to 8 leaves, scrunched in your hand (to release the aromatic oils)
  • 3 cups or more of ice, enough to fill pitcher halfway
  • Enough purified water to fill a 2-quart (1/2 gallon) pitcher

Directions:

Add strawberries, lemon, and basil to a pitcher and top with the ice (this keeps the fruit and basil submerged). Fill the pitcher with the purified water. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours so the flavors can meld.

The flavors will continue to develop over time. As you drink the detox water, you can continue to add water to the pitcher until the fruit no longer infuses the water with flavor.