As we gear up for another sequestered weekend at home, why not wind down with the ultimate recipe for the GDV Quarantini? It’s guaranteed to ease the angst we’re sure you’re feeling after a couple weeks inside.
GINGER AND ROSEMARY SYRUP
Chunk of ginger, sliced (~1 oz)
chunk of turmeric, sliced (~0.5 oz)
3-5 small rosemary stems
2 TBSP agave
1 1/2 ounces freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
1/2 ounce lime juice
1 ounce ginger and rosemary syrup
2 ounces vodka
dash of cayenne pepper
Ginger and rosemary syrup: Cut ginger & turmeric in thin slices. Take rosemary and vigorously roll between your hands. Place them in a small saucepan and add 1/2 cup of water. Cover and bring to a boil, then remove from heat and leave to steep for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes add agave.
Grapefruit-Lime Cocktail: Pour all ingredients over ice in a martini shaker. Shake, then strain into chilled martini glass. Choose a garnish of your choice for presentation: a grapefruit slice, a lime slice or a rosemary sprig.
Health Benefits of the Ingredients
Rich in vitamins A, C & E, all of which have been shown to significantly boost the immune system
High in antioxidants which reduce inflammation
Keeps you hydrated
High in vitamin C & improves immunity
Reduces heart disease risk factors
Aids in iron absorption
Promotes healthy skin
Eases cold or flu symptoms
Protects against diseases like disease of the lungs, high blood pressure + heart disease
Loaded with antioxidants, which prevent stress and damage to your body’s DNA
Promotes healthy aging
Boosts cells’ resistance to damage, infection, and inflammation.
Protects the heart via its anti-inflammatory effects.
Helps to detox the body
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory capabilities
Enhances memory and concentration
Prevents brain aging
Soothes cold symptoms
Lowers Blood Pressure