Lemon Water – warm & cleansing

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  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook Time
  • Difficulty Low
  • Serving1 cup
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  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 fresh lemon - juiced


Lemon Water – warm & cleansing


Boil the kettle.  Pour 1 cup boiled water into a mug.


Wash your lemon. Slice in half & squeeze. Pour lemon juice over water.


TO PRESERVE vitamins pour lemon juice over hot water – not boiling water over lemon.


Tips + Suggestions

LEMONS are often a highly sprayed crop and have a wax coating to preserve them; buy organic if you can.  Always wash your lemons (or any other fruit or veg) before you slice it.


LEMON SKETCH by the lovely and talented artist Kaitlin Thurlow