PERK-ME-UPS: Seasonal Drinks that Revitalize

The best holiday drinks are festive and taste great. They should also be easy to fix. Here are five to get you started.

 

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Blood Orange French 75

na_sa_12_16_web_page_19_image_0016Fresh  Hot Ginger Tea

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Fresh Hot Peppermint Tea

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Meyer Lemon Hot Toddy

Yields: 1 serving

In a champagne flute, pour a jigger of gin, the juice of half a blood orange and a squeeze of Meyer lemon juice. Top up with champagne.

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Yields: 2 servings

Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, and then add 1 small knob of fresh ginger, precut into thin slices. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Strain out the ginger slices and serve in a mug.

Courtesy of Judith Fertig, AlfrescoFoodAndLifestyle

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Yields: 1 serving

Bring 1 cup of water to a boil. While it’s boiling, place 7 to 10 fresh organic mint leaves in a tea cup. Pour the hot water over the mint leaves and let them steep
in the cup for 5 minutes. Strain out leaves as desired, and enjoy.

Courtesy of Heather Crosby, author of
YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for
a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole-
Food Lifestyle; YumUniverse.com

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Yields: 1 serving

Bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir in the juice of half a Meyer lemon, a tablespoon or two of honey and a jigger of whiskey. Serve hot in a mug.

Courtesy of Judith Fertig, AlfrescoFoodAndLifestyle

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