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5 from 2 votes

Warming Apple Cider Tonic with Turmeric

Looking for a soothing, anti-inflammatory tonic? This warming apple cider tonic takes just 10 minutes to make from scratch in the blender. It's cozy, cinnamon scented and packed with benefits too.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: apple cider, Ginger, tonic, Turmeric, warm drink
Dietary Preference: dairy free, egg free, Gluten-Free, nut free, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium apples, quartered and cored I like a sweet-tart variety like gala or pink lady
  • 1 large carrot scrubbed
  • 1 small lemon ends trimmed, skin on and quartered
  • 2 inch piece ginger peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric or 2 inch piece fresh turmeric
  • 3 cups water

Instructions

  • All all ingredients to a high speed blender and blend, using the soup setting. If machine doesn't have soup setting, blend on high until thoroughly liquified about 2-3 minutes and then gently heat on the stove over medium medium. Taste and adjust sweetness as necessary.

Notes

If you prefer a lighter textured tonic, you can strain out the pulp but I prefer to enjoy all that wonderful fibre to give my microbiome a boost! 
You can also totally opt to drink this unsweetened if you wish.