Cute name aside, this gut-soothing, Hashimoto’s-friendly mojito is a drinkable masterpiece. We snagged the simple, but functional recipe from Dr. Izabella Wentz’s new book, Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology. A leading voice in the autoimmune community, Dr. Izabella helps readers thrive when dealing with autoimmunity, Hashimoto’s included. Her new book is full of useful recipes and genius insights for building a lifestyle that works for those living with a sensitive gut.
Healing Hashimoto’s naturally can require a pretty restrictive lifestyle. Fun, healing and gut-friendly recipes like this one make life easier and more delicious — without triggering flare-ups. Read up about Hashimoto’s, then give this mint and ginger-infused bev a whirl…
1 bunch fresh mint leaves
juice of 1 lime
½ tsp ground ginger
1 cup fermented or plain coconut water
stevia to taste (use maple syrup for autoimmune diet)
Mash mint leaves using mortar and pestle to release flavor.
In a glass, mix mint with lime juice, ginger, coconut water and sweetener. Alternatively, place all ingredients in blender and blend.
From HASHIMOTO’S FOOD PHARMACOLOGY: Nutrition Protocols and Healing Recipes to Take Charge of Your Thyroid Health. Copyright © 2019 by Izabella Wentz. Reprinted with permission by HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.