Lemon Ginger Sorbet

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Lemon Ginger Sorbet



A True Food Kitchen restaurant exclusive! This healthier, sunny ice cream alternative has a tangy flair from freshly grated ginger and lemon zest that will leave you sweet tooth satisfied, but your body feeling good. Try serving with fresh fruit or mint leaves instead of traditional ice cream toppings.


Food as Medicine

Ginger, the underground rhizome of the ginger plant, has a long history in traditional medicine of relieving gastrointestinal distress. Modern studies have shown it to be especially effective against motion sickness.




1 cup agave nectar

1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

2 cups plain yogurt

1 1/2 cups buttermilk

1/2 cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon lemon zest




Combine all ingredients in a bowl.

Refrigerate until ice cold.

Pour into ice cream machine.

Puree until completely smooth.


Very simple and delicious on a warm summer evening.


Serves 4-6

This recipe is courtesy of Dr. Weil’s True Food Kitchen restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona.

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