Start off your morning routine with this warm, nourishing Turmeric Lemon Ginger Tea! It’s full of antioxidants and vitamin C to start your day feeling great.
Let’s break down the nourishing, gut-friendly ingredients in this beautiful morning tea:
TURMERIC. By now, you probably know what turmeric is (basically the new kale). It’s a spice made yellow by a compound called curcumin, which may have powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
LEMON. When life hands you lemons, hoard them all to make tea. We know them and love them for their vitamin C content, but they also contain a wide variety of other vitamins and minerals!
GINGER. In the same family as turmeric, ginger is a root that has been used for years and years to treat digestive issues and nausea. This study found that it’s anti-inflammatory properties can reduce muscle pain after exercise!
ORGANIC APPLE CIDER VINEGAR. This is one of those must-be-in-my-pantry-at-all-times items. It’s very important to buy apple cider vinegar unpasteurized and “with the mother” The mother is what contains all the healthy bacteria filled with antioxidants—called polyphenols—that may improve digestion, boost your immune system, soothe a sore throat, and keep your skin looking 💯.
So grab your 5 ingredients, a pot, and make this nourishing turmeric lemon ginger tea to have tomorrow morning! Your I-want-to-go-back-to-bed-right-now self will thank you. 😊
🌼 4 cups water
🌻 1/4 cup Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
🍋Juice of 1 lemon
🌿 1-inch knob of ginger, thinly sliced
🌺 1 teaspoon ground turmeric, pinch of black pepper, you can add honey as well.
- In a medium saucepan over high heat, add water. Bring to a boil.
- Remove from heat. Add Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, lemon juice, ginger, and turmeric and pinch of black pepper, honey.*
- Let cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.
- Store in the fridge for up to 5 days in an airtight jar or container. Shake before serving. Reheating on the stove is best!
*Here’s a tip to avoid turmeric clumps! Add turmeric to a small bowl, then add a couple tablespoons of the hot water. Stir until smooth. Then pour into the pot with the rest of the ingredients!