Apple cider & collagen hot drink

Hot Apple Cider Vinegar Steamer Drink Recipe With Added Collagen Peptides

Refined Sugar Free Keto, Paleo and Dairy-Free Apple Cider Vinegar winter warmer, that has only 1g of sugar per serving and added Collagen protein! 

The perfect warming recipe to start your morning off right. With apple cider vinegar, Collagen Peptides, lemon juice and spices. A great way to mix up the normal apple cider vinegar morning water drink. 

What are the benefits of apple cider vinegar?

There are a heap of benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar which Dr Josh Axe explains really well here. From its ability to help with acne when used as a face wash or it's  use as a natural deodorant there are lot's of ways to use apple cider vinegar!
The main reasons we love Apple Cider Vinegar is that it is low in total sugars, supports gut health and helps lower blood sugars. 

Should I be taking Collagen Peptides every day?

We believe that Collagen Peptides are an optimal supplement that supports your overall health and wellbeing, especially as we age. As we age our collagen levels start to decline (from as early as our 20's!). Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body, which supports our skin, hair, nail, bone, joint, muscle and gut health - topping up your natural collagen levels with a pure collagen supplement is key for longevity. We recommend taking 2 tablespoons of our Hunter & Gather Collagen per day. The following articles may be of interest to you too: 

I am following a Keto Lifestyle, can I add MCT oil to this recipe?

If you want to increase the fat content of this recipe, then adding MCT oil to this recipe is a great idea! Our Hunter & Gather MCT oil is made with only organic coconuts and is triple steam distilled. We use absolutely no palm oil or rapeseed oil in the making of our MCT oil. We recommend 15ml of MCT oil per day. 
Once you have warmed the recipe in the pan, add the collagen and MCT oil at the same time and using a handheld whisk, blend together until slightly frothy. You can also just pour the MCT oil onto the top once in the mug, however this will sit on the top of the water like a pool of oil (some people like it this way though). 
Paleo Keto Apple Cider Vinegar Hot Steamer with Collagen
Paleo, Keto, Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free
 Makes 2 servings

 

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 53

Fat: 0g

Of which saturates: 0g

Carbohydrates: 2g

Of which sugars: 1g

Protein: 12g

 

What You Need (Ingredients):

  • 500 mls hot water
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar - we have used Willy's Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Juice of one fresh lemon
  • Grating of fresh ginger
  • Small handful of fresh cherries (optional)
  • Cinnamon Stick 
  • Optional fresh fruit & rosemary (for garnish)
  • Optional Sweetener of choice (we prefer without and nutritional info based without). 

 

What You Do (Method):

  1. In a small saucepan, add the water, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon stick and fresh cherries & sweetener of choice. Bring to a simmer.
  2. Remove from the heat and add the collagen peptides.
  3. Serve with extra fresh fruit & fresh rosemary to garnish (optional)

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