A warm wellness drink to help you weather the cold and flu season! 

Serves:

1 – 2

Total Time:

10 minutes

To Prepare

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp fresh grated turmeric (packed or 1/2 tsp ground, though fresh is best)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh grated ginger (packed or 1/2 tsp ground, though fresh is best)
  • 1 whole lemon (juiced 3 Tbsp or 45 ml juice plus leftover rind)
  • 1-2 tbs raw honey
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional or cracked black pepper)
  • 3 cups filtered water

Directions:

To a small saucepan, add turmeric, ginger, lemon juice and leftover lemon rind, honey, cayenne (optional), and filtered water.

Bring to a simmer (not a boil) over medium to medium-high heat (5 minutes). Then turn off heat.Set a small strainer over mug and pour, should be 2 portions. If the tonic is too potent for you, dilute with more hot/warm water. Store (strained) leftovers in the refrigerator up to 2-3 days.

Reheat on the stovetop until just warm.

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