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Nutrition per serving

kcal
9
0% RDI
carbs
2.4 g
1% RDI
sugars
1 g
1% RDI
fats
0.1 g
0% RDI
saturates
0 g
0% RDI
proteins
0.4 g
1% RDI
fibers
0.6 g
2% RDI
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2500 kcal diet
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2000 kcal diet
Detox Spirulina Lemonade with Turmeric Preview
15m

This easy lemonade with spirulina and turmeric is a quick recipe to prepare a detoxifying drink that will help you cleanse your body.

This alkaline lemonade also helps to restore the natural alkaline levels of your body counteracting the effects of unhealthy acid-forming foods.

There are different ways to support your body cleansing mechanisms and these include:

  • Increase water intake thus promoting elimination of toxins through the urine.

  • Refuel the body with healthy nutrients.

Sipping this spirulina lemon water throughout the day, especially in the morning, will help you stay hydrated and flush away toxins.

In fact, thanks to the combination of specific ingredients, this lemon water is rich in powerful antioxidants, precious allies of your body’s detoxifying systems. They are essential to counteract dangerous free radicals and fight inflammation.

This detox lemonade is a great source of antioxidants, including:

  • Phycocyanin from spirulina

  • Curcumin from turmeric

  • Vitamin C from lemon and grapefruit

  • Beta-carotene and Lycopene from grapefruit

This healthy lemon water also helps to aid digestion, fight nausea and constipation and it’s a great addition to weight loss plans.

It’s also paleo, vegan and vegetarian friendly and it’s an easy way to take spirulina powder which sometimes can be difficult to add to recipes due to its strong taste.

Ingredients


Lemon Juice100 mL
Ginger Root10 g
Water1 L
Grapefruit Juice50 mL
Turmeric0.5 tsp
Spirulina0.5 tsp

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step 1

To make this detox lemon water, start by preparing the lemon and ginger infusion.

Peel the zest of the lemons, using about half of those needed for the juice.

Peel and chop fresh ginger root and add it to a pan of spring water with the lemon zest.

Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. 

Then allow cooling down for 5 minutes or until the infusion is lukewarm. This way, both the lemon and ginger will release their beneficial chemicals.

Strain the lemon and ginger pieces from the water.

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step 2

In the meantime, prepare the citrus juices for the lemonade.

Squeeze the lemons and the grapefruit with a manual or electric juicer.

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step 3

In a carafe, combine the infused filtered water and the citrus juices (1).

Add the turmeric and spirulina powder and stir well until completely dissolved (2).

Refrigerate your detox lemonade for 1 hour before serving.

Enjoy it any time of the day for a detoxifying drink!

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Foodacious Tips

  • Add a splash of honey or maple syrup if you prefer a sweeter lemonade.

  • To ensure that turmeric and spirulina powder dissolve well in the lemonade, make sure the water infused with lemon peel and ginger root is warm. 


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