Ginger Switchel Makes 1-2 drinks 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 4 teaspoons sweetener (molasses, maple syrup, honey, sugar) 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger or 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1 cup water Combine all ingredients in a jar or glass. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to a day. Shake or stir before serving. Taste and adjust sweetener, if desired. If using fresh ginger, strain through a fine sieve or cheesecloth. Pour over ice or mix with soda water, if desired. Apples Cider, Food Recipes, Gingers Switchel, Food And Drink, Apple Cider Vinegar, Energy Drinks, Maple Syrup, Drink Recipes, Drinks Recipe
Elderberry Shrub - Shrubs are a vinegar based drink and seem to do particularly well with tart berries such as Elderberries or the more traditional raspberry. [Make with raw apple cidar and blackberries? Comments mention a cold brew method]
Ginger Beer Lemonade - A refreshing non-alcoholic beverage. Ingredients: 3 to 4 large lemons (yielding 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice) 1/4 cup granulated white sugar (or more, if desired) 1 1/4 cups water One 12-ounce bottle Reed's Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic) lemon slices/wedges for garnish, if desired
Fight the "forbidden fruit mentality" -- not every fun drink is off limits in a real food world. Make your own homemade ginger ale recipe - you'll be blown away at how tasty and satisfying it is and reap the health benefits of fresh ginger, plus you're in charge of the ingredients. This is by far my favorite drink recipe ever!