Cider Vinegar Reset

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I have been working in the hospitality industry since I was 14; my first job was at a Penn Station in Louisville.

Anyone who has worked in the restaurant industry knows that it is so hard to stay on track with eating healthy. I always go through the alternating waves of healthy eating and burger/taco diet.

It’s an industry known for being hard on your body, and every once in awhile you need a reset. I’ve tried different things in the past like intermittent fasting and juice cleanses. 

After recently opening a new restaurant, and being on a taco/queso diet for several weeks, I was in desperate need of a reset.

If you all have read any of my previous posts, you know that I keep Apple Cider Vinegar on hand in bulk for everything from cleaning countertops to tossing in with laundry to freshen it up during the wash.

I have read about a lot of sipping ciders lately, so I decided to try out my own!

I like to make it the night before so that it’s extra cold in the morning.

If I’m feeling especially ambitious, I will make it ahead for the whole week, and as always these can be made in a naptime or less!

I drink it first thing in the morning before coffee or food to help jumpstart my metabolism.

I also find that how I start my day with food really sets the tone for the rest of the day. If I start off with a doughnut, I am much more likely to let the rest of the day slide downhill. 

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If you don’t have the ingredients at home to make your own, or don’t have the time, there are a few pre-made sipping ciders that I get on the go—my favorite brand is Bragg


Terra's Sipping Vinegar Go-To


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed is best)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper


  1. Add all ingredients to a jar, and shake, shake, shake!
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