This anti-inflammatory lemonade drink is loaded with very powerful anti-oxidants, electrolytes and trace minerals. This drink has no sugar yet it tastes sweet due to the great natural sweetener – stevia that is 100x stronger than sugar.
Cinnamon is #2 on the anti-oxidant list for nutrient density while turmeric is #4. Adding ginger gives the drink a slight bite and gives it extraordinary benefits for improving stomach acid production and reducing inflammation.
This tasty superstar drink can and should be consumed by everyone young and old throughout the day. It has powerful liver and kidney detoxifying abilities. It has a net alkalizing effect after the ingredients have been digested due to the extraordinary amount of anti-oxidants and potassium that are highly bioavailable in this drink form.
Yield 4-6 servings
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 4–6 lemons)
- 4–6 cups filtered water, or to taste
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin coconut oil or MCT oil (optional)
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground or freshly grated ginger (optional)
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- ½ teaspoon liquid stevia, or to taste
- Pinch of pink salt
- Place all the ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until fully combined.
- Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. You will need to mix well each time you want to drink it if you let it sit for a while.
Tip: Drink this lemonade regularly. People who suffer from crippling pain have reported that their symptoms improved significantly after they made this an everyday drink.
Optional: Add a pinch of black pepper, as this will dramatically improve the absorption of the turmeric curcuminoids which absorb best with good fats and peperine, which is the main ingredient in black pepper.
***The nutrition info for this recipe is based on the linked ingredients above**
**Nutritional info does not include optional ingredients.
Serving Size 1 cup
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrates 4 g
Sugars 1 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.