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Fire Cider Drink Recipes from The Kitchn. (Image credit: Emily Han) Have you heard of fire cider? The first time I encountered this traditional folk recipe, I have to admit I was terrified. Horseradish, garlic, onion, ginger, and hot peppers infused in vinegar? To drink? It took me years before I tried it, but you can be braver than me. It's worth it! Plus you can use fire cider in so many ways — from cold cure to cooking to cocktails. Hot, pungent, sour, and sweet, fire cider is certainly not for the faint of heart. As a folk remedy there are countless variations, but most fire cider recipes include ingredients like fresh horseradish, garlic, onion, ginger, and chile pepper. I really encourage you to have fun and create your own fire cider according to your tastes and available ingredients. If you're a fan of spicy foods, you might take to fire cider right away, tossing back shots to get your blood flowing on a cold winter day.

A few serving suggestions: Are you inspired to make fire cider now? Fire Cider Makes 1 pint or more. The Cough Suppressant Recipe | Bon Appetit. How to Make a Healthy Vegan Shamrock Shake. Every year around late February and early March, McDonald’s reduces the classic Shamrock Shake that people go crazy over. And if you’ve ever loved the beverage dessert option, you’re not alone. It’s one of the chain’s most popular seasonal offerings, regardless of the fact that its unhealthy ingredients have been exposed for years. Like the chain’s French fries, the Shamrock Shake provides a large dose of fat, sugar and salt all in one serving that sends taste buds in a frenzy.

Well, we’re not here to shame you if you’re one of the many that love the chain’s drink, but we are here to share with you a healthier option if you’d like to try that tastes pretty incredible. First though … what’s actually in the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake? Steamboatwille33/Flickr The anticipated chemical concoction is bright green, rich and minty flavored in light of the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday, yet it contains no naturally green ingredient, no healthy sources of fats for richness, and no real mint flavoring.

Juice Your Way ... to Detoxification! Detoxifying Beet, Apple and Mint Juice | Watch the video - Yahoo Shine Canada. The Best Juice for Healthy Skin - The Best Juice for What's Bugging You. "Fruit and vegetable juices, prepared in the right combinations, can help you to remove crud from your blood and tissues and restore alkalinity and balance to your system," says Noelle Swatland of GreenLemonade.com. "You see the benefits of this crud removal in younger looking skin and greater energy. " Swatland's favorite skin booster? Cucumber. "Consisting of over 90-percent water, cucumbers are a naturally cooling and hydrating food," she says. Plus, they're rich in minerals such as potassium, magnesium, and silica, which is believed to improve complexion and youthful radiance of your skin.

Ingredients:1 to 2 cucumbers1 small piece apple (optional, for sweetness) RELATED: Get over 100 more healthy juice recipes and transform your health with the new book, Clean Green Drinks. When stress, free-radicals, and lack of exercise and sleep attempt to age your skin, Patty James, certified natural chef and author of More Vegetables Please! RELATED: How A Juice Cleanse Actually Cause Weight Gain By. Beet, Carrot, and Apple Juice with Ginger Recipe. Veggie Detox Recipe. Matcha Latte Recipe. Brad's Prevention Tonic Recipe. What you didn't know about coffee: Asher Yaron at TEDxUbud. Winter's Revival. Save to My Recipes Coconut water is known for being a big source of hydration. It's a perfect potassium-rich pairing for a little vodka, lemon and aromatic Earl grey simple syrup. 2 ounces coconut water 1/3 ounce lemon juice 1/3 ounce vodka 1/2 teaspoon earl grey simple syrup* View Step-by-Step Directions Earl grey simple syrup: bring 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup water and 1/2 tbsp earl grey loose tea secured in a tea bag or cheese cloth to a low simmer.

How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee. Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today: What's the big fuss about cold brew? Let us explain. Iced coffee in the summer -- it's a given. It's cold, it's refreshing, and for many of us, it is a necessity. But what's the big fuss over cold-brewed coffee? There are a few things about a cold-brew that have made it into the summer beverage du jour. The first thing most people note about cold-brewed coffee is the lower acidity level. Finally, a cold brew is pretty much ideal for iced coffee because it is more concentrated than a traditional, hot-brewed cup o' joe; the addition of ice and cold milk or cream will dilute it just enough without watering it down. Iced coffee is more expensive than hot coffee, and cold brew is even pricier. You're in luck; with only three steps, cold-brewing might be the easiest coffee method out there.

Grind, Soak, Wait What are your tricks for cold brewing? Pumpkin Spice Latte. Every year around this time the world seems to go crazy for Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes Photo Source The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes are lovely… But you can make them at home And I’d like to think my make-at-home version wins Why? Because you can make them vegan at home, if you so choose.

And the ones you purchase are generally made with fake, sugary, pumpkin-flavored syrups, not real pumpkin puree. It should be noted that this is a natural latte, made with real pumpkin puree and real pumpkin pie spice. Since some people enjoy a daily dose of HFCS, you make lattes at home and can control what goes into your latte. Another reason the at-home version wins is because you could go into the poorhouse if you like your coffee as much as I like mine buying these specialty drinks. I bet the cost per cup of the homemade latte is less than a quarter and probably even less. Far less than the $4 coffee shop lattes and the cheapskate in me wants to make things at home whenever possible. A Visual Guide Save. Masala Chai | Thirsty For... Homemade Root Beer Recipe. McLaughlin Designs | Energizing Juice. A couple of years ago I purchased a Jack LaLanne Juicer. I find that when I have juice regularly I feel so much better.

I thought I would share one of my favorite juice recipes. You can add different amounts of each item depending on how sweet, tart, or spicy you want your juice to be. Not only is this juice packed with nutrients, it is energizing and detoxifying. Energizing Juice: Peeled Ginger: 1/2 inch to 1 inch slice (I peel my ginger with a spoon, it is very effective) Apple: 2 medium sized Granny Smith apples Lemon: 1/2 medium lemon (juice the peel also there are many nutrients that are found in lemon peel) Mint: 2-4 stems of mint (pineapple mint pictured) Kale: 2-4 leaves (purple kale pictured) Chop up the kale and the apples into manageable pieces and start juicing.

I find that I get the best results when I sandwich the kale and mint between a few slices of apple. Ginger is great for digestion, helps with inflammation, it has also been said to have an antioxidant effect. Fresh Lemon Green Shake | sidesaddle kitchen. Posted at 09:00h in recipes by laura Why? Because ERRBODY is sick, amiright?

1 heaping pile of spinach (seriously, as much as you can fit in there. I ended up using more than is shown here!) Juice of 2-3 lemons zest of 1 lemon 1 T raw local honey handful of ice stevia to taste, if it’s still not sweet enough for you *you might also want to add 1/4 of coconut milk if you have it on hand to make it a little creamier, as it’s a little icy as is. enjoy! JUICING & DETOXIFICATION.