Help Ward Off a Cold With DIY Emergen-C

POPSUGAR - Friday, 13 October 2017  (5 days ago)
Cold and flu season is just around the corner! Before you grab a prepackaged immunity booster, consider creating your own from citrus fruits and vitamin C powder. This DIY Emergen-C powder might just taste better than the original, too. Related Try This Immune-Boosting Shot to Keep Colds at Bay DIY Emergen-C From Lisa Barnet Ingredients 2 oranges 1 lemon 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger 2 cups freeze-dried tangerine segments 1/2 cup maple syrup powder 2 tablespoons vitamin C (ascorbic acid) powder Directions 2. Thoroughly wash and dry fruit. Use a microplane grater to remove colored zest from oranges and lemon and to grate ginger. 4. Spread out grated zest and ginger on a parchment-lined baking sheet and place in an oven on "warm" setting (or 150Β°F) with door slightly ajar until completely dehydrated, one to three hours. 6. Place maple syrup powder, dried citrus zests, ginger, and vitamin C in a small food processor or coffee grinder and grind to a fine powder. If using a clean coffee grinder, add powder and tangerine segments into a small food processor and grind into a fine powder once more. Place in an airtight container. 8. Add one to two tablespoons to 8 ounces of water, stir, and enjoy! Information Yield 12 servings Cook Time 40 minutes Average ( votes): Print recipe

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