citrus infused water

I pinned this fruited water recipe with the hope to start drinking more water daily. I am a big coffee & Diet Coke drinker and I am not getting the water my body needs daily. Unfortunately I just need some flavor!

What you’ll need:

1 Orange

1 Lemon

2 Limes

1 Cucumber

Mint leaves (about 20 leaves)

4 Mason Jars (24 oz each)

Fruit infused water in a mason jar.

Fruited Water

Chop up the orange, lemon, limes, and cumber. Detach the mint leaves from the plant.blogpost72014 006

Evenly distribute the ingredients into the mason jars.

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Then add water!

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Store the jars in your refrigerator and drink up. I have been drinking two jars a day for a little over a week and I feel awesome! All this produce can start to add up so I recommend buying everything in bulk, 3 pound or 5 pound bags of citrus are cheaper than buying the pieces individually. Also you will have a gorgeous center piece for your table! Enjoy!

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Share your fruited water recipes with me below! Thank you!


fruit salsa with cinnamon sugar tortilla chips

This recipe is perfect for summer time events! Typically I bring bake goods for my “dish to pass” but it is a little difficult in the summer time, also cookies and cake are kind of heavy when it’s hot. This salsa is an awesome alternative to a boring fruit tray and it looks gorgeous!

Fruit Salsa


What you’ll need:

Fruit Salsa

Fruit Salsa

Fruit Salsa

Fruit Salsa


1 pound of strawberries

4 kiwi

2 mango

1 pineapple

1/2 of a lemon


1 bag of soft tortilla shells (about 30 taco size shells)

1/2 cup butter

1 tablespoon cinnamon

3 tablespoon sugar

Dice up the strawberries, kiwi, mango, and pineapple. Mix all of the fruit together in a big bowl then add the juice of half a lemon.

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Cover the fruit and refrigerate.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cut the tortilla shells into sixths.

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Line the pieces up on a cookie sheet.

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Melt the butter in the microwave and brush over the tortillas. In a small bowl mix the cinnamon and sugar together and sprinkle over the shells. Place in the oven for about 15 minutes (until golden brown).

Fruit Salsa

Take the chip out and let them cool. Store in a zip lock bag.

To serve to a large group scoop salsa into individual cups. Enjoy!