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Get a wellness boost with this rich, savory drink’s immunity-enhancing mushrooms. The artichoke has been shown to work as a potent antioxidant that also breaks down lipids (fat) in the liver, and it marries well with the herby pine of gin. Reishi mushroom teabags are available through Buddha Teas.
1. In a small saucepan over high heat, cook mushrooms, artichokes, and 1 cup water until the mixture just starts to boil, 1 to 2 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the teabags; steep 4 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, and a pinch of salt, then transfer into a mug. Garnish with rosemary or cilantro, if desired.
2. Add some spirit Add one shot (1.5 oz) gin (110 calories).
Handling and storage: Shop for artichokes with no salt added, like frozen artichoke hearts that are quartered. Defrost them under cold water or at room temperature
- Serving Size 1 cup without alcohol
- Calories 77
- Carbohydrate Content 8 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 0 g
- Fiber Content 2 g
- Protein Content 4 g
- Saturated Fat Content 0 g
- Sodium Content 0 mg
- Sugar Content 0 g
- Trans Fat Content 0 g
- Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g