Turmeric Lemonade

By Carol Dudar, Recipes & Food Styling

Photos By Above the Salt

Steeped with fresh turmeric and ginger, this anti-inflammatory tonic aids in digestion and supports the immune system.


(serves 4)


  • 4 C (1 L) water 2” (5 cm) peeled fresh turmeric, cut into slices
  • 1” (2.5 cm) peeled fresh ginger, cut into slices
  • 1/4 tsp (2 ml) black pepper corns
  • 1 C (250 ml) fresh lemon juice


  1. Bring water, turmeric and ginger to a boil.
  2. Simmer for 15 min, then let steep for 30 min.
  3. Strain the turmeric, and ginger, add the lemon juice.
  4. Chill for at least one hour or overnight.
  5. Blend for 1 minute before serving.
  6. Drink can be kept in the fridge for 4-5 days.

Publisher’s Note: Carol Dudar is a Toronto based recipe developer and food stylist.