Cleansing Ginger Lemon Tea
- 6 cups + ½ cup filtered water
- ¾ lb fresh ginger root (about 2 cups sliced)
- 2 small lemons, thinly sliced
- ¼ cup fresh pineapple juice (or desired amount)
- ¼ cup fresh apple juice (or desired amount)
- Stevia/raw honey/preferred sweetener (until desired sweetness is reached)
- Cayenne pepper
- In your high-speed blender, add sliced ginger root and ½ cup filtered water. Blend up until a ginger paste is created.
- In a medium-sized pot, bring 6 cups filtered water to a boil. Turn off heat. Add in blended ginger and sliced lemons. Give a stir, cover with lid, and let steep over night (8 hours).
- In the morning, strain out tea using a fine sieve, nut milk bag, or both. Add in any additional ingredients for flavor, if desired.
- Drink 8 oz slowly, first thing in the morning, for digestive support.
- Store leftover tea in the refrigerator. Can serve warm or cold.
Serves about 6.
Total Fat: 0 g
Total Carbohydrate: 12 g
Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 1 g
Even though it’s commonly referred to as ginger root – ginger is actually a rhizome, not a root. A rhizome is an underground stem.
Lemon is a potent antioxidant and helps support a healthy immune system and respiratory function.
What does the small "l" mean after the categories in the Notes section?
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