“Images and recipes from The Naked Vegan by Maz Valcorza (Murdoch Books) RRP $39.99”
“These days, after quitting the ciggies, eating plant-based foods and being more present and mindful when I am eating, I no longer crave the things I used to. This drink is part of my daily ‘sadhana’. On waking, and before yoga practice, I drink one of these to flush out my system, rehydrate my body, kick-start my metabolism and prepare for the day.”
1 whole lemon (including the peel, if the lemon is organic), quartered
2.5 cm (1 inch) knob of fresh turmeric, peeled and chopped
120 g (4¼ oz/1 cup) chopped apple
pinch of cayenne pepper
250 ml (9 fl oz/1 cup) filtered alkaline water
Pass all the ingredients through a cold-press juicer, adding the water last.