However, there is a reality in all this… and for me, that reality is figuring out how to “do it all” without draining my backpacker’s bank account. I’ve been “on the go” traveling for the better part of 2 years, which means the majority of my money gets funneled right into my adventures.
BUT, I also want to remain as healthy and vibrant as possible. Can you relate with trying to stay healthy on a budget? Don’t worry, I’ve got your back.
Last year, I spent the first 3 days of 2015 doing the 3 Day 3 Dollar Detox, which was VERY effective, but also highly challenging. This year, I wanted to keep within the theme of “simple and cheap,” so I headed to my cabinets and whipped up this $1 healing tonic.
WHAT Is The $1.00 Healing Tonic?
It is a simple blend of 4 natural and powerful ingredients that you can quickly and easily make anytime – anywhere. This tonic can jumpstart your morning by hydrating your body while also helping you get rid of “the gunk” – AKA the toxins that cause you to feel weak, tired and foggy-brained.
WHY Does It Work?
The basic $1 Healing Tonic uses the following 4 ingredients. Check out the benefits of each ingredient below:
|Fresh Lemon Juice||
|Apple Cider Vinegar||
How To Make The $1.00 Healing Tonic
Basic Tonic Recipe: Place all ingredients in a shaker cup or glass and blend.
|15 ounces of filtered water||Cost: appx. $.04 ($.29 for 1 gallon (128 ounces) at fill station at major grocery stores)|
|1 organic lemon||Cost: $.67 ($3.99 for a bag of 6)|
|1 teaspoon organic, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar||Cost:$.03 ($2.92 for 16 fl ounces = 96 teaspoons)|
|¼ teaspoon ground turmeric||Cost: appx. $.07 ($3.79 for 2.38 ounces = 14.28 teaspoons = 57 ¼ teaspoon servings )|
|Total Cost:||ONLY $.81 !!|
Woohooooo you have $.19 left to spend… try adding one of these boosters to create your personalized tonic. Experiment with the ingredients and amounts until you find a tonic that suits your tastes.
Supercharge Your Tonic With:
- Cinnamon: Loaded with antioxidants, has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and helps fight bacterial and fungal infections.
- Raw Local Honey: Contains antioxidants, enzymes and minerals, promotes the growth of good bacteria in your intestines, helps with pollen allergies, blocks free radicals and is a good sleep aid.
- Cayenne Pepper: Stimulates the digestive tract and is an effective digestive aid, stimulates circulation and detox, anti-bacterial properties and supports weight loss.
Once you have YOUR one-of-a-kind Healing Tonic, you will be ready to jump-start your mornings.
Don’t forget to SHARE your personalized tonic below in the comments.
Article originally published on Fitlife.tv republished with permission
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