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Spa Cuisine: Zesty Lemon Detox Tea Recipe

Spa Cuisine: Zesty Lemon Detox Tea Recipe

This recipe was designed as a cleansing tea to stimulate processing of excess fats in the body, rev up circulation, and provide essential antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals —a perfect blend of nutrients. It’s a great aid in undoing the effects of holiday over-indulgence, and Annie says she was given the same tea by a helpful friend after she was exposed to toxic chemicals. But it tastes so good, you’ll want to come back for seconds: We had a crock-pot filled with it for a recent women’s workshop and it was gone in no time!

This is a great recipe that really gets around, and it’s so easy to prepare.

INGREDIENTS

Enough freshly-boiled water to fill your teacup or mug
1 tablespoon real maple syrup
Freshly-squeezed juice of half a lemon
Cayenne pepper to taste

Simply stir ingredients together in your mug or cup. Be careful with the cayenne: A little goes a long way.

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By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.

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10:42AM PST on Feb 16, 2013

tks

10:39AM PST on Feb 16, 2013

Could you use honey instead of maple syrup?

6:45PM PST on Dec 27, 2012

Yum! :)

10:07PM PST on Dec 26, 2012

Thanks. Can I use honey instead of maple syrup?

6:44PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Sounds delicious!

11:08AM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Zapisałam, jak tylko uda mi się zdobyć syrop klonowy spróbuję.

4:25AM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

yum

2:58PM PDT on Aug 30, 2012

This sounds so good! I have to give it a try

9:22AM PDT on Jul 3, 2012

going to give this a try...THANKS!!!!

9:02PM PDT on Jul 2, 2012

I want to try this! Thankyou for posting!

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