I am actually super excited to share this drink, I have loved limeade for as long as I can remember. Not only that but the ginger and basil in this drink gives it a unique but thirst quenching and delicious taste. Enjoy, I know I did!
“Ginger limeade strengthens your digestive fire. Add a pinch of salt (or better yet, salt the rims of a fancy glass) and you have a perfect, late afternoon pick-me-up alternative to coffee. This recipe benefits a wide range of constitutions, is delicious and easy to digest. Confidently offer a glass to your whole family, or any friend, knowing you will help them feel cool and light after a just a few sips!” Courtesy of: Joyful Belly (Should be Joyful Debbie.)
- 1/2 cup Basil
- 2 inch Ginger (Fresh)
- 1 whole Lime
- 2 tsp Raw Sugar
- Use a fine grater to make about 1 teaspoon of lime zest. Juice limes.
- Chop ginger into chunks.
- Add 1/4 water to a blender with ginger, lime juice, lime zest, raw sugar and a small handful of fresh basil leaves. Blend until smooth.
- Combine ginger-lime juice with 8 cups of water in a pitcher. Garnish with fresh basil.
- Chill to serve.
- Salt the rim of your glasses to complete this mock-tail while satisfying all six tastes!