When anyone in the family is sick with a cold or flu this is our go to drink. Last week the hubby and I came down with a terrible flu and we lived on these tonics for 3 days.
Turmeric helps to reduce the severity of bacterial and viral infections so great for cold and flus. It also combats inflammatory disease and acts as a great energy booster.
Ginger helps to fight infections and combats inflammatory disease.
Lemon and Orange are high in vitamin C
Coconut Water is a natural isotonic drink that provides many of the same benefits as formulated sports drinks, including the electrolytes calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium and potassium, but in their natural form.
- 1cm knob of fresh turmeric (10g)
- 1cm knob of fresh ginger (10g)
- juice of 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 orange (peeled whole orange)
- 250ml coconut water
- 4-6 ice cubes
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend at high speed until smooth.
If using a Thermomix blend speed 8 for 30 seconds.
Serve in a tall glass with a reusable stainless steel straw.