Tumeric Lemonade

By Carol Dudar, Recipes & Food Styling

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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

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