About the Recipe
6 cups of water
2 whole oranges
1 whole grapefruit
2 whole lemons
2 whole limes
As much raw honey as your heart desires
As much raw ginger as your heart desires
Dawn likes the spiciness of the ginger and I don’t, so I would start with a small piece first, and then add more if it isn’t strong enough for you.
Wash and remove stickers from the fruits.
Cut each fruit into four pieces, keep the RINDS on. You can take the seeds out if you want, but I usually don’t. But the rinds are important, there is a ton of nutrition, fiber and value in the oils.
Put the lemons, lime, honey and ginger in first, then pack the oranges and grapefruit next.
Then blend, blend, blend! You will want to blend it until it looks like a smoothie!
There will be enough to fill 2 quart jars and a pint jar. I like to keep one quart jar in my fridge, then freeze the rest in ziplock bags for later. You now have several options!
For 1 quart of water, put 3 tablespoons of the mix at the bottom of the cup, put ice on top (we like crushed ice) then you can add regular water or sparkling water! Get a straw, mix it up and enjoy!
*Tip: One thing I did learn is if you put the smoothie mix on top of the ice then add sparkling water it will have a chemical reaction and bubble over, so definitely put it on the bottom! We LOVE our SodaStream sparkling water! It makes it taste like an orange-squirt! But it is all natural ingredients!