Lemon-Ginger Zapper

This juice has a definite zing. It's a good source of vitamin C and electrolytes, especially potassium, thanks to the coconut water. Be sure to drink your juice as soon as possible after it is made for the most nutritious bang. Adding chia seeds helps replace the fiber that is lost in the juicing process.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving (8 to 10 ounces)
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Ingredients

6 large, juicy lemons, peel and pith removed

2 ounces fresh ginger (about a 2-inch piece)

1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon agave syrup

1/2 cup coconut water or tap water

1 tablespoon chia seeds, optional

Directions

  1. Juice the lemons, then the ginger, following your juicer's specific settings for each. Stir in the cayenne, agave syrup and coconut water. Add the chia seeds if using and let soak for 5 minutes. Serve the juice immediately over ice, if desired.