Simply Infused Ice Cubes

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Simply Infused Ice Cubes // nutritionstripped.comSimply Infused Water, a previous post, was a hit! I thank all of you out there who commented, tried the recipes, took pictures, and showed support in sharing this. It was one of my favorites thus far and I continually use these ideas daily. Today I want to share another favorite way to enjoy Simply Infused Water… Simply Infused Ice Cubes! This is another simple and fun to dress up your plain water, similar to Watermelon Cubes. Kick your water up a notch with a little sophisticated style!

These Simply Infused Ice Cubes kick up the fancy and sexy on ordinary cubes-o-ice to chill that beverage down. They’re perfect for special occasions such as weddings, birthdays, girls night in, or to make any gathering and simple occasion feel extra special. The concept is simple (you know I’m all about keeping it simple), simply add in your favorite herbs, spices, fruits, vegetables, juices, etc. and freeze into a cube, circle, or other fun shape! 

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Let’s make!

Fruit

Use juiced or pureed

  • Citrus | grapefruit, lemon, Meyer lemon, key lime, lime, blood orange, orange, tangerines
  • Berries |  strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries
  • Tropical | pear, pomegranate, mango, pineapple, banana, kiwi, starfruit
  • Melons |  honeydew, cantaloupe, watermelon
  • Other | apples, grapes, plums, peaches, nectarines, lychee

Vegetables

  • cucumber, carrot juice, beet juice, celery, tomato (good for Bloody Mary’s, if you’re into that sort of thing)

Herbs

  • mint, sage, rosemary, basil, cilantro, thyme, stevia, lavender

Spices

  • ginger, cinnamon stick, black pepper, cayenne (goes well with lemon and ginger!)

Other

  • coconut water, rose hips, matcha tea, coffee/espresso

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What to do

Fruits //vegetables

  1. When using fruit/vegetables, simply juice, chop, dice, OR puree in a high speed blender (Vitamix).
  2. Pour juice//puree into an ice cube tray and freeze.
  3. Add the Infused Ice Cubes into your water and enjoy the subtle release of flavors from the ice cubes!

Herbs //spices //other

  1. Chop, finely “bruise” the herb leaves. Bruising is simply a breaking down the herb to release the essential oils.
  2. Place chopped herbs//spices into an ice cube tray and cover with filtered water. Freeze.
  3. Add the Infused Ice Cubes into your water and enjoy the subtle release of flavors from the ice cubes!

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Tips…

  • These can be used in normal filtered water or alcoholic drinks for a festive flare.
  • After freezing, you can pop them out of the ice cube molds and simply store in a large freezer ziploc bag for future use.
  • Serve in a beautiful clear pitcher //clear serving jug of filtered water or other beverage to showcase the Simply Infused Ice Cubes.
  • Serve in a simple mason jar or clear glass.
  • Fill ice cubes with vibrant and colorful ingredients to make drinking water more enjoyable and “fun” for children.
  • HAVE FUN with these. If there is an ingredient in a beverage you already use to make  the drink (non-alcoholic or alcoholic) think of adding it into an ice cube to help chill it down while simultaneously adding the said ingredient.

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Do you find it helpful to add a little flavor in you water? Comment below and share your ideas below, I love reading them!

Hydrate YOself!

xo McKel

Share Your Thoughts

  1. Mint cubes will be perfect for my captain Morgan’s with dry ginger ale 😉

    1. Haha there ya go! Putting them to use already 😉

  2. love these! and the simply infused water too! the post was so detailed!

    1. Thank you Marissa! I appreciate the lovely words and I’m glad you enjoy! :)

  3. I found your blog yesterday via a post that was shared on Tumblr and I am in love with your blog! I hope to someday have a food/health blog like this once I become an RD. I love reading your tips and your photos are amazing! I will definitely be reading more from you. Keep it up! I’m so inspired.

    1. Thank you for such kind and supportive words! I truly appreciate that and I wish you the best of luck on your road and journey to becoming an RD. Thanks again! :)

  4. Oh my gosh, I love these! I almost only drink water and tea and this is a great way to add a little bit of variety to my drinks. :)

  5. I came across “nutrition stripped” because of a Buzzfeed article to which you commented. Damn was I lucky or what?! I love your blog and now I follow you on Instagram and I liked your page on FB!~ Cannot wait for all the posts! 😀
    By the way, I love this infused ice cube idea! So great for the summer!

    1. Thank you very much! I’m glad you came across it as well and thanks for stopping by with your comment and support! :)

  6. I just found your blog while looking for the cauliflower pizza crust recipe and I’m in LOVE with your blog! Keep it up and post more recipes! I love them (:

    1. Thank you! I’m glad you’ve stumbled upon it as well :) I love the cauliflower pizza crust recipe, one of my favorites. Come back soon!

  7. So glad I came across this site. Its amazing! Ive always been a fan of infused water and these ice cubes are just beyond fantastic. If you have more idea that make great combos please do share!!!

    1. Wonderful! I’m glad you’ve stumbled upon it as well. Hope you come back soon :)

  8. love it :-)

  9. What a great idea! Can’t wait to try this. I love drinking water (all the time) but classing it up a bit would be fun.

    1. Hope you enjoy it Marcia! xx-m.h.

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