Serves: 6
Ingredients: 
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 ripe pineapple
  • 4-5 slices of peeled ginger root
  • 2 limes
  • 3 whole cloves
  • Agave nectar to taste
Directions: 
  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil.
  2. Peel the pineapple, keeping the skin and reserving the flesh for use in another dish.
  3. Crush the slices of ginger and thinly slice the limes.
  4. Place the pineapple peel, ginger, limes and whole cloves in boiling water.
  5. Turn off stove to stop boiling, cover and allow steeping for 24 hours.
  6. Strain the liquid, discard the pineapple peel, limes and spices.
  7. Add agave nectar if desired.
  8. Serve chilled with a garnish of sliced lime.

Credit: Institute for Integrative Nutrition