Flavoured water offers a great way to enjoy a refreshing non-alcoholic drink without turning to sugary juices or pop. This water is infused with cranberries, cucumber, citrus and ginger.

Yield: Serves 8.



  • 1/2 English cucumber
  • 5 cups (1.25 L) ice cubes
  • 10 fresh or frozen cranberries, halved
  • 4 thin lemon slices
  • 4 thin orange slices
  • 4 thin slices peeled fresh ginger
  • 4 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 5 cups (1.25 L) cold water


  1. Cut 4 thin slices lengthwise from cucumber half; reserve remaining cucumber for another use. Place a layer of ice cubes in bottom of a large clear glass pitcher. Add cucumber with next 5 ingredients (cranberries through parsley). Top with remaining ice cubes. Pour cold water over top. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Pour water into glasses. Additional water may be added to pitcher as required.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

16 calories, 0.1 g fat, 0.3 g protein, 4.1 g carbohydrate, 0.8 g fibre, 1 mg sodium