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Ginger Healing Detox Tea with Turmeric

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There has been a lot in the news lately about the amazing healing properties of turmeric, a free-radical-fighting antioxidant-rich curry spice that has been hailed as a defense against both cancer and Alzheimer’s. When we found this tasty recipe for a warming, detoxifying ginger-turmeric tea, we were thrilled: after the holiday season, we figured we could use some detoxing and healing! Then we tasted it, and were totally hooked: it’s delicious! Ginger and turmeric combine with citrus and maple syrup to make the perfect blend of healing nutrients. We streamlined the recipe to make it ultra-easy, too:
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon, powdered
  Maple syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced

1. Bring water to a boil, then add powdered herbs. Simmer for 10 minutes.
2. Strain tea into a mug, add maple syrup and lemon, stirring to combine. Drink warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Holiday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 62 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.51 g0.79%

Saturated Fat 0.14 g0.72%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.8%

Sugars 9.1 g

Protein 0.77 g1.5%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 38.6%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ginger Healing Detox Tea With Turmeric Recipe