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Turmeric Ginger Iced Tea


I absolutely love this Turmeric Ginger Iced Tea Recipe. It’s a refreshing, anti-inflammatory, soothing on the digestive system, cleansing and energizing tonic.

Most iced tea recipes use lots and lots of sugar. This variation I make is sweetened with maple syrup, which keeps it refined sugar-free, and adds a nice punch of digestive soothing properties, vitamins, and minerals. I also love getting creative and using different fruits and herbs as new fun variations. Sometimes adding some citrus, sometimes making a hibiscus lime variation. I also love throwing nubs of fresh ginger and turmeric in my daily smoothies.
Not only is this iced tea refreshing, it's also loaded with anti-inflammatory roots, turmeric, and ginger. Fresh turmeric can be a little hard to find, although my local Whole Foods has it. It's very similar looking to fresh ginger, except a lovely orange color and is much milder in flavor.
This turmeric ginger iced tea is a refreshing way to get your get your body energized, soothed, and cleansed. Perfect summer picnic recipe or warm during a cold winter day!

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp freshly grated turmeric root
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger root
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2-1 Tbl maple syrup (or your favorite sweetener)

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place water in a saucepan and heat over medium.
  2. Add the turmeric root, ginger, ground cinnamon and maple syrup.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Strain and serve over ice with a slice of lemon.
Recipe Adapted From plantbasedcooking.com

Nutrition Facts
Turmeric Ginger Iced Tea
Amount Per Serving
Calories 30Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 10.3mg0%
Total Carbohydrates 7.9g3%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g2%
Sugars 6.5g
Protein 0.2g0%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium2%
Iron4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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