Tired of plain water? Satisfy your body's thirst with these enhanced beverages.

Pineapple-Mint Quencher
Makes 2 cups / An unusual, delicious combination.

2 peppermint tea bags
1-1/2 cups boiling water
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

1. Steep tea bags in boiling water for 5 minutes. Cool. Mix with pineapple juice and chopped mint. Serve over ice.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories: 37 calories % fat calories: 2 Fat: 0g (0g saturated) Cholesterol: 0mg Carbohydrate: 9g Protein: 0g

Cherry Jubilee

Makes 2 cups / Double or triple this amount and take it to the beach or on a hike for a hydrating treat.

1/2 cup cherry juice
1-1/4 cups plain or mineral water
1/4 cup orange juice

1. Mix all ingredients. Serve over ice.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories: 43 calories % fat calories: 2 Fat: 0g (0g saturated) Cholesterol: 0mg Carbohydrate: 11g Protein: 0g

Lemon-Ginger Bubbly

Makes 2 cups / This tart and zesty drink is a refreshing alternative to traditional lemonade.

1 2-inch piece gingerroot
1 cup boiling water
3 teaspoons honey, or to taste
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 cup carbonated mineral water, or to taste

1. Peel and slice the ginger. Combine with boiling water; let stand for 10 minutes, then discard ginger. Cool. Add honey and lemon juice; mix well. Pour into glasses and add mineral water. Serve over ice.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories: 46 calories % fat calories: 3 Fat: 0g (0g saturated) Cholesterol: 0mg Carbohydrate: 12g Protein: 0g

—Elisa Bosley