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