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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Strawberries and Chocolate Mint .. Oh My!

 What I love about having a herb garden is the convenience of walking out on my deck and picking herbs to make infused water. We enjoy a refreshing drink in the summer and you can not beat a great combo of fruit and herbs.
 Blueberry and Lemon Verbena
Cucumber and Peppermint
Orange and Basil
and our new favorite..
Strawberry and Chocolate Mint!
Do you have a favorite infused water combo?

Making infused water is easy.. add your fruit and herb and let sit for a couple of hours in the refrigerator. If you want more flavor squeeze your fruit and press the leaves of your herbs.
Add ice and enjoy!


Happy Summer
 

13 comments:

  1. Sounds SO refreshing!! I got our daughter-in-law one of those infusing water bottles for Christmas one year.

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  3. I love infused water! I planted some mint and somebody got to it out in the garden! I didn't know critters liked mint! Oh well..there's more. We just got back from a few hotels that had the fancy infused water and I enjoyed it!

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  4. Oh this sounds so great for a hot summer day. Yummo! Happy Wednesday.

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  5. The only infusion I have made is lice lemon tea and lemonade.
    I love mint and use fresh herbs in my cooking all the time but haven't tried in a drink.
    Thanks for the tip.
    Hugs, Julia

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  6. Hah,ha,, ha ... no, no, no, not lice lemon tea, hah,ha,ha, you know I meant ice lemon tea.
    JuliašŸ¹

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  7. Oh, this makes me want to start my own herb garden. We have mint from my grandmother's garden...I think my mom took it from her yard back in 1970. Hearty plant!!

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  8. While I've never acquired a taste for the infused waters, I do love a good herb garden. I love fresh mint and basil! Love and hugs!

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  9. I always want to try and make infused water, and just never get it done. I'll be watching for herbs at the market this weekend and see what I can make!

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  10. I've never tried infused water, but that strawberry and chocolate looks so refreshing. Also I have never heard of chocolate mint. Need to look for some. I enjoyed your spring garden tour, your last post. It's so pretty.

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  11. Sounds perfect, looks refreshing. I haven't done that in awhile but I'm definitely going to start again!

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  12. So nice.
    So refreshing.

    All the best Jan

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High Fives from Wisconsin!

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