Lemon-Ginger Cooler

Recipe by: Dr. Michael Greger & Robin Robertson from The How Not to Die Cookbook
You can also serve this scintillating beverage as a hot tea.
4.09 from 23 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 2 servings
Daily Dozen


  • 1 2-inch piece fresh ginger sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 4-inch piece cinnamon stick (optional)
  • Date Syrup to taste
  • mint, for serving (optional)


  • Combine 4 cups of water with the ginger in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. 
  • Remove from the heat. Add the lemon and cinnamon stick (if using) and set aside for 30 minutes
  • Sweeten to taste with Date Syrup (if using). Refrigerate until chilled. Serve in a tall glass over ice. Add mint if you're in the mood. 
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