Ginger-citrus Syrup Recipe

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Ginger-citrus Syrup
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  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, water, ginger and juice and zest of lemon and grapefruit.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove any scum (bubbles) that float to the surface.
  4. Add cornstarch mix and stir for about 1 minute until thickened.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  6. Transfer to a covered glass jar and refrigerate.
  7. This will keep for about a month in the fridge.
  8. When someone in your family gets the flu or the chills, put 2 Tablespoons in a mug with hot water, stir.
  9. Let them drink this slowly and follow up with either Tylenol or Asprin.
  10. They will be better in no time.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 252.56 Kcal (1057 kJ)
Calories from fat 1.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.12g 0%
Sodium 4.4mg 0%
Potassium 240.8mg 5%
Total Carbs 64.92g 22%
Sugars 51.59g 206%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%
Protein 1.28g 3%
Vitamin C 53.7mg 90%
Iron 0.3mg 1%
Calcium 26mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 96.46 Kcal (404 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.05g 0%
Sodium 1.68mg 0%
Potassium 91.97mg 5%
Total Carbs 24.8g 22%
Sugars 19.7g 206%
Dietary Fiber 0.27g 3%
Protein 0.49g 3%
Vitamin C 20.5mg 90%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 9.9mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.9
  • 7

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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