Turmeric pick-me-up

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Get the easy recipe for this turmeric, lemon and honey drink that actually tastes delicious! This powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant Turmeric Pick-Me-up juice also gives you a boost of energy.

Honey, ginger and lemon with a zing, this refreshing turmeric pick-me-up tonic is full of all things good for me! It’s bright, sunshiny colour is a mood-booster for me, too. Just consider all the benefits of this tonic!


Turmeric, for starters. It’s a powerful anti-inflammatory. Even more important, it contains curcumin, the yellow-orange pigment in turmeric that has been found to benefit those who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s, and rheumatoid arthritis. It’s even suspected to offer protection from certain cancers and may help to lower cholesterol.

Ginger is a natural aid to digestion with anti-inflammatory properties. Coconut waterprovides an incredible source of electrolytes like potassium and sodium, lemon gives us Vitamin C, and honey is rich in minerals.


If you find it has stained your countertop or your blender container, I’ve found rubbing the area with a small amount of vegetable oil, followed by a general scrub with your usual cleanser will remove the stain. I also drink this turmeric tonic with a straw to avoid discolouring my teeth!

Turmeric Pick-Me-Up

A powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant drink that also acts as a pick-me-up, giving you a boost of energy.

Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course: Drinks and Smoothies
Servings1 cup
Calories per serving130 kcal
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 inch knob of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of black pepper
  1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Strain if desired.
  2. Serve with a stir stick and a straw. Add ice to make a refreshing cold drink.