The Arnold Palmer – named after the champion golfer who helped make it famous – combines tea and lemonade for a fantastic thirst quencher.
The only issue is that traditional lemonade has about 10 grams of sugar per cup – even more if you add sweet tea. That’s bad news for your appetite, blood glucose, and ability to burn fat!
Meet the Metabolism-Boosting Arnold Palmer. This recipe does away with insulin-spiking sugar that can cause you to feel hungrier and helps control your appetite instead.
The secret is a combination of green tea and L-glutamine, a powerful amino acid that can help boost your health and crush cravings. (Read this article to find out more: Fight Cravings with L-Glutamine: the Ultimate Multitasker.)
I like to think Mr. Palmer would have appreciated a drink that tasted great and helped him stay on the golf course longer with even more energy!
Metabolism-Boosting Arnold Palmer
August 4, 2017
The classic Arnold Palmer drink is lemonade and tea. This metabolism-boosting version trades the sugar for L-glutamine and green tea to help crush your cravings!
Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
- Prep: 10 mins
- Yields: 32 ounces
1In a pitcher, stir together the lemon zest, lemon juice, green tea, and water.
2Add the Glutamine Powder, monk fruit (if desired – use as little as possible), and chia seeds.
3Combine well, then gently stir in the lemon slices.
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