This is what I drink upon rising and I really try to make this every day. When I do, my day starts off right and it seems like everything just falls into place. Turmeric and its major active ingredient curcumin are among the top most clinically studied spices today with many many positive effects on our body’s. The chilly, turmeric, ginger and lemon all kicks in to both strengthen and awaken your digestive & immune system, the heart, skin etc. The black pepper helps increase the bioavailability of the turmeric so that’s a great addition. This drink is a real anti-inflammatory and cleansing one and when you start incorporating this routine in your life you will notice great effects.
2 cup hot water
2 cups cold water
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 small tsp powdered ginger
3 drops Stevia concentrate or 1 tsp raw honey
Pinch of cayenne
pinch freshly cracked black pepper
Juice of 1/2 small organic lemon
Bring 2 cups of water to a boil and while it heats up, put the rest of the ingredients including the 2 cups of cold water in your largest favorite teacup or jar. Enjoy the drink during the morning or bring any leftovers GDD with you for a boost during the day.