The cucumber and lemon on this beverage work to alkalize your physique, whereas the cayenne and ginger jump-start your metabolism and assist in flushing out your organs. This scrumptious and flippantly flavored water tastes so good it would be best to drink a number of it.
Use this recipe to spark your creativity. Be impressed to place collectively completely different mixtures. If you consider water as a clean canvas on which you’ll be able to create any taste or style you crave, relying in your temper or wants, it turns into thrilling. There are so many different enjoyable meals you may add to water: a splash of aloe vera juice, contemporary orange slices, a squeeze of lime, mint leaves, cucumber spears, sliced strawberries, and extra. You are the bartender — don’t be afraid to experiment!
Makes 2 liters
- 2 liters water (about 8 1/2 cups)
- 1 tsp. freshly grated gingerroot
- 1 medium cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
- Juice of 2 limes
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Combine all of the components in a big pitcher and stir. Cover and refrigerate.
Reprinted with permission from Go With Your Gut: The Insider’s Guide to Banishing the Bloat With 75 Digestion-Friendly Recipes by Robyn Youkilis, copyright © 2016. Published by Kyle Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.
This article initially appeared in Experience Life, Life Time’s whole-life health and fitness journal.