Anti-Inflammatory Berry Mint LemonAde a refreshing tart drink with anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant and cancer fighting properties due to the addition of herbs, spices and berries.
1 cup of lemon or lime juice preferably freshly squeezed from 4-6 fresh lemon or 8-10 fresh limes
4-6 cups filtered water
1 teaspoon ground tumeric
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1 teaspoon fresh or dried thyme leaves
1 tablespoon fresh or 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
1/2 – 1 cup organic berries (fresh or frozen) such as strawberries, blackberries raspberries.
Optional: For a spicy brew and more anti-inflammatory activity add 1/2 tsp of finely minced or finely grated fresh ginger root of 1/4 tsp or more of dried ginger root powder according to your liking
For those who want a sweetener on top of the berries: try
a little stevia or xylitol powder (neither of which will trigger insulin)
Mix all ingredients together in a blender. Chill or serve over ice.
Adapted from a recipe found in The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors
This recipe is vegan, gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, sugar free
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