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Cucumber and Blackberry Infused Water


1/4 cup thinly sliced cucumber
1/2 cup blackberries
4 thin slices of lime
4 cups water

For garnish:

4 slices cucumber
4 blackberries
4 lime wedges


Place cucumber, blackberries, and lime into the infuser of an infusing pitcher (for flavoring water) or the bottom of a 6-cup tea or coffee press. Fill pitcher or press with 4 cups of water. Put infuser in place. Let pitcher sit for at least three hours or overnight in the refrigerator. Remove fruit and vegetables. Divide water into four glasses. Garnish each glass with a slice of cucumber, a blackberry, and a lime wedge.

Serves four; a serving is 1 cup water plus garnish. Each serving contains about 4 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium, 0 g carbohydrates, 0 g sugars, 0 g fiber, and 0 g protein.

Note: The water itself doesn’t have any calories; the calories come from the garnish. To add carbonation, place infused water into a soda maker.