Seasonal Eating :: March :: Mint + Drink Recipe

Rich in vitamin A, C, B12, thiamine, folic acid and riboflavin; minerals include: manganese, copper, potassium, iron, calcium, zinc, phosphorus, fluoride and selenium.

Mint has many healing properties. If your having a stomach ache/discomfort, gas, bloating, etc, essentially most digestive system challenges, mint will support in alleviating.
It may also support those who suffer from headaches, including migraines. Some other known uses include providing relief from congestion and even slowing down, preventing, and in some cases, stopping the growth of fungus and bacteria from growing in the body.
So make yourself a cup of tea most times to support relief with the above ailments. As a daily tonic, drink the below mint lemonade with or without sweetener and use filtered water instead of sparkling.

Blueberry Mint Lemon Spritzer
(ingredients are always organic unless noted otherwise)
3/4 cup agave or 1 1/4 organic cane sugar
3 cups sparkling mineral water
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup fresh organic blueberry (or berry of choice)
juice of 6 lemons*

In a pitcher, combine sweetener, water, and lemon juice. Cover and keep refrigerated.
To serve, in a glass, muddle 3 tablespoons mint and blueberry of your choice. Pour lemonade and garnish with a slice of lemon and spring of mint.
*if you don’t have lemons, you can use limes, or even a combo of 4 lemons and 2 blood oranges (another seasonal March fruit.



YGL staff