- 3 cups of coconut water
- 3 cups of kombucha
- 2 limeswhole
- 1½ dozen of mintfresh leaves
- 4 scoops of ice
When you want to add flavor to your kombucha, this recipe will do it. You can add not one, not two, but three different foods to bring your mouth a taste it won’t easily forget. The combination of coconut, lime, and mint with kombucha that has went through it’s second fermentation process will result in a tastefully bubbly nourishing drink that is full of probiotics and will compliment any meal.
It may be difficult to get into the coconut due to the hard shell that protects it but once you do, you open up a treasure chest of vitamins and nutrients that are perfect for your body. Coconut can provide support to the immune system. It features an anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and an anti-fungal agent to strengthen the immune system. It can provide a quick energy boost when you are feeling like you are running low. Coconut can aid in digestion along with the kombucha. Coconut makes it easier to absorb the important minerals, nutrients, and vitamins needed. If you suffer from diabetes, coconut will help with insulin secretion and help to decrease the symptoms of diabetes. If you are worried about your heart, coconut can improve the good cholesterol, or HDL’s. If you suffer from hypothyroidism, coconut can help support the thyroid functions.
Lime can be great for your digestive health due to it’s natural acidity. It can aid in constipation, regulate the absorption of sugar for those with diabetes, decreases your chance of heart disease, and can provide protection from eyes as they age. If you are trying to lose weight, a glass of warm water and some lime juice can certainly help you achieve your goals. Lime has citric acid which helps to burn fat.
There are many different flavors of mint so choose the right mint will depend on your taste buds. Peppermint has many health benefits that include treating digestive issues, headaches, stomach pains, and fevers. peppermint contains menthol which is found in soaps, shampoos, chewing gum, ice cream, and toothpaste.
For this recipe, you will need coconut water. You could just mix together coconut and water in a blender until there are no chunks or you may want to create an entirely new drink adding together water, coconut, honey, and sea salt. Whatever you choose, mix it ahead of time so you can make this recipe.
Equipment you will need for this recipe
* glass container to mix ingredients in
* spoon to stir ingredients with
* measuring cups and spoons
7 - 10 days
Preparing the Kombucha
5 minutes for two limes
Squeeze the limes
Once everything is blended, you can then pour it into a glass and enjoy