With sweet pineapple, zesty ginger and much-buzzed about turmeric, this refreshing drink is full of immune-boosting nutrients like vitamin A and C, as well as de-bloating bromelain to help you recover from those holiday and New Year’s parties. Serve alongside an egg sandwich for a well-balanced breakfast or whip up as a refreshing post-workout elixir.
1 cup (240 ml) fresh pineapple, cubed
1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
1 tablespoon (15 ml) fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon (5 ml) sugar (or 1 packet Stevia In The Raw)
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) turmeric
Pinch cayenne pepper
1/4 cup (60 ml) water
Lime wheel (for garnish)
Pineapple wedge (for garnish)
In a blender, combine pineapple, ginger, lime juice, sugar or Stevia in the Raw, turmeric, cayenne and 1/4 cup water. Blend until smooth.
Pour into a glass and garnish with lime wheel and pineapple, if desired.
Serves: 1 | Serving Size: 10 ounces
Per serving: Calories: 90; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 1g
Per serving: Calories: 80; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 22g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 1g