For grapefruit fans this Grapefruit Ginger Juice is a divinely refreshing drink. It’s a fabulous delivery system for vitamin C in the deep of winter, and there’s ginger to cool the body, soothe the stomach, and aid digestion.
Grapefruit can have an adverse effect with some medications so before making this see Ann’s Tips.
1. In a small saucepan combine the honey, ginger and water. Simmer for 5 minutes, then let sit to allow the ginger to steep for another 10 minutes.2. Combine the grapefruit and lemon juice in a small pitcher. Set a sieve over the juice and pour in the honey ginger mixture. Discard the ginger. Chill and serve.
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 cup water
- 2 juicy ruby grapefruits, juiced
- 1 small lemon, juiced
Ann's Tips and Tricks
Eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice can cause serious interactions with certain drugs, including statins like Lipitor and Zocor, and many antidepressant and immunosuppressant meds. The list of drugs that interact with grapefruit is long, so if you’re taking a lot of different medications, it’s best to check with your doctor to see if it’s OK for any form of grapefruit to be on your menu.