A Slushie Recipe To Defeat Your Cold

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A Slushie Recipe To Defeat Your Cold

Written by: Lindsay Sibson

When the thought of having to swallow just one more time brings tears to your eyes and your throat is on fire…

You want relief and you want it FAST.

STOP your itchy, scratchy throat now with this chilling, soothing and pain-relieving “SICK Slushie.”

WHY This “SICK Slushie” Will STOP Your Cold In Its Tracks

Fresh Ginger
  • Powerful anti-inflammatory effects
  • Can ease nausea
  • Reduces muscle pain
  • Can help treat chronic indigestion
Water
  • Improves your energy levels
  • Detox your body
    • Helps remove toxins through your intestines, lymphatic system and kidneys
    • Helps keep your kidneys working, which are responsible for removing waste from your body
Lemon
  • Acts as a blood purifier and cleansing agent
  • Protects against inflammation
  • Has many nourishing elements like vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, folate, niacin, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc and protein
    • Helps boost your immune system
Raw Honey
    • Contains natural antioxidants, enzymes and minerals
  • Iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and selenium
  • Vitamins found in honey include vitamin B6, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and niacin
  • The nutraceuticals contained in honey help neutralize damaging free radical activity

Whip up a batch of this “SICK Slushie” to help soothe your sore throat while giving your immune system a massive boost!

How To Make A “SICK Slushie”

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 inch piece fresh ginger
  • 4 cups filtered water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup raw honey
  • 4 cups ice cubes 

Instructions:

1. Wash and slice fresh ginger into ½ inch pieces (do not peel).

2. In a saucepan, bring the water and ginger to a boil for 3 minutes.

      • Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
      • For a stronger base, you can simmer 6-8 minutes. 

3. Remove from heat and scoop out the ginger.

      • COOL the water to 140 degrees or less.
        • Add lemon juice and raw honey.
        • To retain the beneficial properties of the raw honey, the temperature MUST be less than 140  (boiling is 212 degrees). 

4. Cool the mixture to room temperature and then chill in the refrigerator or freezer.

5. To make the “Sick Slushie”:

    • Pour the mixture into a blender and add ice cubes.
    • Blend until it becomes a slushie consistency (add more ice cubes to adjust texture). 

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Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.

Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).

Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
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