The “Well-behaved” Detox Mocktail

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Holiday season mocktails

It’s coming to that time of year where — even in pandemic times — it’s time to eat, drink and be merry. The calories from the alcohol in cocktails and other beverages can creep on us, as can the effects of over-indulgence. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a nice beverage. Let me introduce you to my friend, the mocktail — specifically the “Well-behaved” Detox Mocktail.

A fun spin on lemon detox water, this mocktail is full of flavour to enjoy while curled up on the couch. At only 20-30 calories, this is a tasty, detoxifying substitute for a cocktail.

Enjoy!

 

 

 

Holiday season mocktails

The “Well-behaved” Detox Mocktail

Jenna Maxwell
A fun spin on lemon detox water, this mocktail is full of flavour to enjoy while curled up on the couch. At only 20-30 calories, this is a tasty, detoxifying substitute for a cocktail.
Servings 1 mocktail
Calories 20 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 200 ml water
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar raw, unfiltered
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper according to taste
  • Ice
  • Soda water
  • lemon slice for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Mix cold water, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, turmeric and cayenne pepper in a shaker.
  • Shake well and pour into a glass over ice cubes.
  • Top with soda water and a lemon slice.

Notes

  • Raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar has the most health benefits — but can be exchanged for a regular apple cider vinegar.
  • Adjust to your taste — add more or less of the apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and turmeric.
Keyword cocktail, detox, mocktail

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