"A lot of cultures start meals with an aperitif or end with a digestif," says Jovial King. "Having a bitter drink before or after a meal is just a way to slow down, which is always great for digestion." Her chamomile tonic, with vodka and dandelion greens, is delicious in Marcia Kiesel's refreshing, unsweetened cocktail. Garden-to-Glass Cocktails

Marcia Kiesel
August 2011

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Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender, combine the cucumber, ice, Bitter Chamomile Tonic, chopped mint, lime juice and salt and puree. Pour into a tumbler, garnish with the mint sprig and serve.

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Notes

One Drink 118 cal, 0 gm fat, 0 gm sat fat, 5 gm carb, 1 gm fiber, 1 gm protein.

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