Who says that alcohol is the only way to get a kick? I recently attended a 3 week wellness camp in Costa Rica called Passage, where I met a number of incredible practitioners, foodies and holistic specialists including celebrity chef, Ester Hillebrand. While on the rancho, Ester blessed us with a number of powerful tonics that kept us alert, stimulated and healthy. One of my favorites was a powerful cocktail that along with promoting digestion, immunity and alkalizing the blood–also produces a feeling of euphoria similar to alcohol or cocaine. Yep, you read that right. Watch the video to learn more!
GINGER TUMERIC COCKTAIL
8 oz, freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 oz, fresh turmeric root
1.5 oz fresh ginger root
10 oz water to blend
Pinch black pepper
1 tsp stevia
3 tablespoons local honey (optional)
1 jalapeño, cut in 1/8 inch rounds
OPTIONAL: 24 oz lemon sparkling water if you prefer a milder version
4 basil sprigs, twisted, to garnish
1. Use a spoon to gently scrape off the rough outer parts of the ginger
2. Dice ginger and turmeric root
3. Blend all ingredients until smooth
VIDEO || Erin Brennan
WARDROBE || Brooke Coleman Collection
FEATURING || Ester Hillebrand, Celebrity Chef & Wellness Coach
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