Turmeric Elixir

This invigorating drink from the Food & Wine Test Kitchen is an ideal detox. It's spiked with turmeric, which is known for having anti-inflammatory properties.

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  • Servings: Makes two 12-ounce drinks

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • One 4-inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • 2 large mint leaves
  • Two pinches of cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 4 ounces fresh turmeric
  • One 4-inch piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small saucepan, bring 2 1/2 cups of water to a boil with the honey, cinnamon stick and cardamom over moderate heat. Remove from the heat and whisk in the mint, cayenne and salt. Let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled. Discard the cinnamon stick, cardamom and mint.

  2. In an electric juicer, juice the turmeric and ginger. Whisk the juice with the spiced honey syrup and the lemon juice. Serve chilled.

Contributed By Photo © Con Poulos Published August 2016





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