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The Resolution Keeper Detox Cocktail (non-alcoholic)

If you feel like a detox is in order or you’re just looking for something delicious yet non-alcoholic to sip on – this is for you. In this non-alcoholic detox cocktail healthy ingredients like lemon, apple cider vinegar and turmeric are combined to create The Resolution Keeper – so named because it’s so good, you won’t even want to cheat.

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the resolution keeper non-alcoholic detox cocktail in a glass with a lemon slice

This January, more than ever, I feel the healthy food cravings coming on. I had so much good and seriously indulgent food over the Holidays that now, I just wanna eat stuff that’s good for me. And well not only eat – I’m so over alcohol right now and would much rather sip on something healthy than a glass of wine.

I mean, isn’t now the time of year to detox while drinking, instead of needing a detox after drinking? I feel like it is, anyway. And that’s just where this delicious cocktail comes in.

top view of the resolution keeper non-alcoholic detox cocktail in a glass with a lemon slice

Now there are a few ingredients I feel are always included in get-healthy-detox-do-everything-right schemes. We should start the day with lemon water and a shot of apple cider vinegar to (allegedly) kick-start the cleansing of our bodies, and add some turmeric to anything we can get away with to fight off inflammation. Oh and why not kick start that metabolism with some cayenne?

the resolution keeper non-alcoholic detox cocktail in a glass with a lemon slice, with lemon being squeezed into it

Now, don’t worry – this won’t become a diet blog anytime soon. Everything in moderation, and in my book that means that healthy always needs to be balanced by tasty.

But that’s just the thing – taking all those oh-so-good-for-you common detox ingredients and putting them together actually makes such a delicious cocktail. Without any sugar or anything that’s not 100% good for you.

No sugar also means a more grown-up taste, something I love love love, and the spices give it a kick to rival a nice jalapeño margarita. And to really bring it over from detox drink to cocktail? A couple of ice cubes and a splash of soda.

the resolution keeper non-alcoholic detox cocktail in a glass with a lemon slice

Now run along and try it, and let me know what you think. I know I love it and I’m quite sure you will as well!

Did you try it? Please leave a comment and/or a rating below, I love hearing from you! Or just leave a comment anyway!

And I love seeing your creations – so please tag me on Instagram if you post about it and use the hashtag #alwaysusebutter.

Now enjoy our healthy(-ish) January!

Love,

Emmeline

the resolution keeper non-alcoholic detox cocktail in a glass with a lemon slice

The Resolution Keeper Detox Cocktail (non-alcoholic)

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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: non-alcoholic
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 22kcal

Ingredients

  • 200 ml cold water
  • 1 Tbsp raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar
  • 0.5 lemon, juice of
  • 0.5 tsp grund turmeric
  • 1 dash of cayenne pepper according to taste
  • ice cubes
  • soda water
  • lemon slice for decorating, can be omitted

Instructions

  • Mix cold water, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, turmeric and cayenne pepper in a shaker. Shake well and pour into a glass over ice cubes. Top with soda water and a lemon slice.

Notes

  • Raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar has the most health benefits – but can be exchanged for a regular apple cider vinegar
  • Adjust to your taste – add more or less of the apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and turmeric
Nutrition Facts
The Resolution Keeper Detox Cocktail (non-alcoholic)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 22
% Daily Value*
Sodium 12mg 1%
Potassium 74mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin C 34.7%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 4.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
In this non-alcoholic detox cocktail lemon, apple cider vinegar, turmeric and cayenne combine to create a mocktail so delicious, you won't even want to cheat! #alwaysusebutter #nonalcoholic #detox #mocktail


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