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But ah! the hard awakening.
Mint & Lemon Drink
Served after a meal, this is an excellent aid to digestion.
Total time: 10 minutes
6 tbsp. grated lemon zest (about 3 lemons)
8 cups water
6 tsp. dried mint

Bring freshly drawn water to a boil. Add the lemon zest and mint and boil for 1 minute. Strain into cups and serve hot, with or without sugar.