Turmeric Ginger Lemonade with Fresh Mint

This delicious drink is great for reducing inflammation, supporting gut health and metabolism, alkalizing and fights infection.

 

INGREDIANTS

·         4 to 5 cups of water

·         1 to 2 teaspoon turmeric powder

·         A pinch black pepper to activate curcumin in turmeric

·         1 tbsp fresh ginger root or 1 to 2 teaspoon of ginger

·         Lemon slices

·         Maple syrup or raw honey (adjust to desired sweetness)

·         Fresh mint leaves

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1.       Bring water to a light boil

2.       Add in spices and let it boil for a minute

3.       Reduce boil and add simmer turmeric for ten minutes

4.       Remove from stove and let it cool

5.       Strain excess spices

6.       Pour the rest of the liquid into a pitcher

7.       Add sweetener and extracts of choice

8.       Mix to combine all ingredients

9.       Garnish with lemon and fresh mint

10.   Store in fridge