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In honor of wetlands, here's some water recipes.

Cucumber and Lemon Medley

6 cups chilled still spring or mineral water
12 thin slices cucumber
4 thin slices lemon

In a 2- to 2 1/2-quart pitcher, combine water, cucumber, lemon. Serve, or cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours. Add ice cubes just before serving.

Watermelon and Lime Iced Green Tea

4 tea bags green tea  

1-½ tablespoons agave nectar, to taste
2 cups filtered water
6 sprigs fresh mint, + extra for garnish
1-½ cups ice cubes
1 lime, freshly squeezed
watermelon cubes to taste

Cherry Limeade

1 Key Lime sliced thinly
6 pitted cherries cut in half
1 sprig of mint
ice and water
Let steep 30 minutes

Peaches and Cream

5 very ripe peaches pitted and sliced thinly
8 vanilla beans sliced down the middle
2 tbsp organic honey

Directions:
Warm the honey and stir into the water prior to adding the fruit. Once mixed and the water has cooled, add in the peaches and vanilla beans in to approximately 2 liters of water. Refrigerate for at least four hours, add ice and serve!

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