Ginger Infusion

The whole family suffered at the metaphorical hands of a virus this past week. It was not pretty. When nothing else sounded remotely palatable, I made this ginger-lemon drink that my kids called “Ginger Tea” and seemed to drink by the quart.

ginger_infusionGinger Infusion

⅓ c peeled, minced fresh ginger (40 g)
4 c water
2 t lemon juice
2 t honey

  1. Place ginger and water in a saucepan and heat until bubbles begin rising to the surface
  2. Remove from heat, cover, and allow to steep for 20 min
  3. Strain out ginger pieces and stir in lemon juice and honey
  4. Serve warm or iced

Yield: 1 quart

How do you take care of yourself when you’re sick?

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