Recipes and Images from A Whole New Way to Eat by Vladia Cobrdova (Murdoch Books)
KICKSTART MORNING DRINK
+ Vegetarian, + Vegan, + Gluten-free, + Dairy-free, + Paleo
“I love to have this cup first thing in the morning to kickstart my metabolism. It’s also great as an afternoon slump pick-me-up, instead of coffee or hot chocolate. It can also be served chilled.” p.38
prep time: 5 minutes
cooking time: Nil
2 teaspoons Cinnamon Five Spice (see page 174) +
2 teaspoons finely grated ginger
Juice of 1 lemon
250 ml (9 fl oz/1 cup) hot water
1 tablespoon raw honey,
or use vegan sweetener
1 pinch dried chilli flakes
Put all of the ingredients into a mug, stir to combine well and enjoy.
+ note Cinnamon Five Spice is a combination of cinnamon, star anise, black pepper, fennel, cloves and pink Himalayan salt. All these spices get you moving in the morning; not only your body, but also your digestive system and metabolism!
This one sounds quite refreshing, Carol. And I like the idea of it not being too time-consuming.
Lemon is a good way to start the day Margot 🙂