Turmeric Ginger Tonic or shots Recipe. This tonic acts as an amazing gut cleanser, builds up your immunity, improves digestion and also helps to increase your metabolism.
Drink a glass of this first thing in the morning in empty stomach. Though you can follow it immediately with your regular coffee, tea or breakfast, I would that you wait for atleast 1/2 hour before you drink or eat any other thing.
I will be very upfront about this turmeric ginger tonic. This is not some fancy cocktail or mocktail that you can take enjoyable, small sips at leisure. This smells pungent and tastes extremely sharp, so you have to just close your eyes and gulp it down as quickly as you can.
Earlier when my nutritionist shared this turmeric ginger tonic, I was making a glass for myself every morning. To save time, I then started making this to last me for 3 or 4 days and store it in the refrigerator.
I do not use any sweetener but now that I have convinced my children to drink atleast 1/2 cup, I add either honey or cane sugar to their glasses to make it more palatable to them.
You can mix all the ingredients, including ACV in advance but trust me its a mistake that you will regret as the smell and taste turn more pungent. The more the ACV rests in a drink, the more pungent it becomes. That is why I add that separately every morning just before drinking.
Points to Note:
If you can get hold of organic spice powders, then this gets even more better as you can be assured that whatever you are drinking has clean ingredients.
Also if you are going to make this tonic for 3 to 4 days, make sure that you store it in glass bottles because of their acidic nature.
What else to use instead of Lemon juice?
Basically you can use any juice that is rich in Vitamin C. I have used Pineapple, Amla (Goose Berry), Orange Juice in place of lemon juice.
You can also use kiwi and cranberry juice. But whatever juice you are using, make sure that its unsweetened and freshly extracted and not out of a tetra pack.
You may also use fresh grated ginger instead of ginger powder, but you will have to filter it out every day. To make it easier I add ginger powder.
While lemon is good for your skin and hair, ACV is so good for your metabolism, which means you will keep on burning more energy (read as calories) through out the day. It is also keeps away bad breadth and helps keep your skin and hair glowing.
Combine it with this Debloat Salad and this Golden Glow Soup for atleast 2 or 3 days a week and I’m sure you will start feeling light yet getting strong if you are on a weight loss journey provided you are also following an exercise regime.
Turmeric Ginger Tonic or Shots Recipe
- Filtered drinking water - 4 cups
- Lemon - 2
- Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) - 4 tbsp (divided)
- Honey - 4 tsp, divided (optional)
- Turmeric powder - 2 tsp
- Ginger powder - 1 tsp
- Black pepper powder or Cayenne - 1/2 tsp
- In a jar, take filtered drinking water.
- Squeeze in lemon juice, add turmeric, ginger and black pepper powder.
- Stir well and fill in clean bottles and refrigerate.
- When you are ready to drink in the morning, shake the bottle well.
- Fill 1 cup of tonic in a glass.
- You can either drink it as cold or warm it up either on the stove or in a microwave.
- Add 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar and 1 tsp honey, if using to the glass.
- Stir well and drink it up immediately.