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Reader Tip: Add a Splash of Lime To Your Water

TeamSugar member aistea311 recently posted one of my favorite tips. I live by this one every day and definitely think it's worth mentioning.

To spruce up an ordinary bottle of water, add fresh squeezed lime juice. For extra kick, do like aistea311 and add a few packets of Splenda and a splash of club soda.

While it is a super simple tip, it's definitely one worth keeping in your repertoire. If you don't have fresh lemons or limes on hand, you should consider keeping a bottle of 100% lime or lemon juice on hand. I personally have both, and find that it's a nice treat to be able to spruce up my water. Plus, guests are usually wowed when they ask for water and you say, "plain, with lemon, or with lime?"

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lisa212 lisa212 8 years
"sliced cucumber and sliced lemons in water is delicious too" I was going to suggest the same!
Golden5824 Golden5824 8 years
lemon and lime are the only way i get my daily amount of water in!
controlledspin controlledspin 8 years
Yep Atiyah! I was just going to post about it! I keep that in my desk since I never seem to use the lemons or limes that I slice fast enough.
Atiyah Atiyah 8 years
Has anyone tried True Lemon or True Lime in their water? http://www.truelemon.com/index.html
juiceejuice juiceejuice 8 years
personally i can't stand any flavor added to my water. i love water just as it is - plain and simple.
partysugar partysugar 8 years
Yum, the only way you can impress friends more is when they ask for water and you say, "still, sparkling, with lemon, or with lime?" (as I always do)
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I'll have to try that, it sounds fab!
Brians-Girl Brians-Girl 8 years
MMmmmm i love lime in my water..n Lemon too.. the best thing EVER! :)
vawilliams vawilliams 8 years
Club soda with lime is how I roll.
laurelm laurelm 8 years
sliced cucumber and sliced lemons in water is delicious too
i-am-elle i-am-elle 8 years
I always like lemon with my water too. I should try the limes -- anything to spruce up plain water! :)
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
good idea! the water here tastes yucky so adding limes or lemon to the water makes me want to drink it more often
lexichloe lexichloe 8 years
I always request lemon w/ my water, either out or at home. It's very refreshing, and a natural diuretic. I don't use limes, but they would do the trick as well. I like lemon vs. lime.
fragiletearz fragiletearz 8 years
Yummy!
tee0206 tee0206 8 years
I've been known to steal my roommate's limes to spruce up San Pellegrino.
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