Turmeric Lemonade

This delicious drink is refreshing, detoxifying and anti-inflamatory.    Enjoy!

  • 5 cups filtered water
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 1/4 -1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 –4 tablespoons honey
  • Optional pinch of black pepper to activate curcumin in turmeric
  • Optional garnish of basil leaf and lemon slices

Boil water in pot.  Add turmeric powder and simmer on low for 10 minutes (gently boiling turmeric helps make it easier for body to absorb).  Remove from heat and let cool slightly.  Add honey and lemon juice.  Stir well.    Put in fridge and serve cold as a refreshing summer beverage.