Refreshing Tropical Turmeric Tonic for Your Health

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Two of nature's most incredible anti-inflammatory foods, turmeric and ginger, are combined in this delicious end-of-summer cooler. It's super refreshing with ice or without ice it's also a great base for your cleansing shakes in cooler months. Cheers to your health!

Turmeric has a myriad of benefits from potential to kill cancerous cells to reducing the symptoms of arthritis. This miraculous root has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for ages - but you don't need to be a doctor to start incorporating it into your diet today, and reaping amazing results. 

 

Serves 2

Ingredients

4 cups cold water

1 thumb sized nub of fresh or ground turmeric (peeled)

1 thumb sized piece of fresh or ground ginger (peeled)

1 cup shredded coconut (for coconut milk)

1/2 ripe mango 

a few drops of stevia

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Directions

Peel ginger and turmeric.

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Make coconut milk using liquids and coconut, and combine with fresh ginger and turmeric in the blender for about 30 seconds on high.

Strain well through a fine mesh strainer then return the liquid to a clean blender.

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Blend again, adding ice if you want to make it extra frosty (like a slushy) along with the mango, some stevia to taste, and a drop or two of vanilla extract.

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Recipe by Frank Giglio and photography by Jenny Nelson

 

If you enjoyed this recipe, you might also like Golden Milk: A Clean Alternative to an Ayurvedic Classic


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Topics: Clean Eats, drinks, digestion, immunity, inflammation, ayurveda