This sweet and refreshing lemonade is fantastic for your health as the miracle benefits of lemon and it’s also packed full of probiotics, which are amazing in improving digestion, increasing immunity and good for gut health as well.
Find out how to make this tasty probiotic lemonade in some simple steps:
- Juice of 10 lemons or limes (Mixture is also okay)
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup of whey (Find out how to make whey)
- 3 quarts of filtered water
Put the sugar into a gallon size glass jar and add enough hot water to dissolve the sugar.
Add the lemon/lime juice and then fill the jar with filtered water until 3/4 full.
Add the whey and cover the jar tightly, leave it for 2-3 days at room temperature.
Then keep it in fridge and drink it 2-3 times a day.
Some more notes:
This homemade probiotic lemonade can last for a week in fridge;
If you want to sweeten the drink, add raw honey when drinking, and the combination of a little cayenne pepper powder is welcome if you prefer a spicy taste;
Always choose fresh lemon or lime to make juice, say no to bottled juices.
What Makes This Drink So Great?
–The drink uses whey, the leftover component from the process of turning milk into cheese, which contains lots of healthy bacterial that are beneficial for a healthy digestive tract. Whey is also rich in other essential nutrients, including iron, zinc, potassium and vitamin B2, all of which are important to support the proper functions in the body.
–Such as kombucha and kefir, this lemonade is also a fermented drink, which has been considered as a mark in healthy drinks:
- It cleanses your body of bad bacteria and harmful toxins;
- It helps with arthritis and joint pain;
- It controls weight;
- It has a positive effect on mental health;
- It helps to prevent colds and flu by boosting your immune system;
- It offers strong antioxidant properties;
- It improves brain function.
–This drink can help you absorb nutrients better as it provides you with a proper balanced of gut bateria and enough digestive enzymes.
–There is no doubt that lemon/lime in this recipe is also an amazing ingredient to keep you healthy. Lemon has great antibacterial and antiviral properties and is also a powerful immune-boosting agent.
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