The Flat Tummy Drink

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Happy Sunday!

How has your weekend been going?  Mine has been going wonderfully well.

Last night was our dinner with date with our new friends Kate and her husband Sukhi.  We went to a local Indian Restaurant ate our faces off and chatted the night away!  The four of us have so much in common and before we knew it we were closing the restaurant down.

Can you believe I didn’t even take pics of my meal?  Great food blogger I am :|

Ryan and I shared the Channa Massala with mild spice {I ate most of this dish} and an Aloo Gobhi with extra hot spice {Ryan ate all of this one.  Because he is half Japanese he likes things “wasabi” hot} and a side of fancy rice.

I also splurged on a wonderful glass of BC white and enjoyed every sip until a bug flew into it.

If you knew me, you would know that I always get bugs in my wine.  I think it is because I am always thinking that I am going to get that bug in my wine now.  See, what you think about, you bring about.  If you watched my Video Vision Board training video {newsletter subscribers only - So sign up now to receive it!} you would know all about this ;)

Before our wonderful evening out, I was busy at home.  I did some laundry, wrote out my week ahead, worked out, and made a batch of Flat Tummy Drink.

What is this Flat Tummy Drink you ask?

I was visiting with Ryan’s mom the other day and she showed me a new cookbook she purchased “Flat Belly Diet!” and told me about this drink that helps you get your flat belly!

The ingredients in this drink are alkaline, promote “movement” in the body and hydration.

The key to weight loss is to remove those toxins that live in the belly, cellulite, and areas of the body.  Being properly hydrated and urinating {sexy, I know} frequently will speed up the fat removal from the body.

I was super excited to get on this drink and while grocery shopping I picked up the ingredients and whipped some up yesterday.  Tastes like heaven and weight loss ;)

Flat Tummy Drink:


2 organic lemons
1/2 organic cucumber
1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 bunch chopped fresh mint leaves
6 cups – 8 cups filtered water


Wash the lemons, cucumbers and mint leaves well {they will be sitting in your drinking water}

Grate the ginger and a quarter of the cucumber.  Slice the remaining quarter of the cucumber.

Squeeze 1 and a half lemons into a large water jug, slice the other half of the lemon and add the slices to the jug along with the remaining ingredients.

Let the jug full of goodness sit in the fridge for a bit to get the full flavour.  Sip on this refreshing bevy throughout the day!

You will love the taste and how refreshing this is!





Ginger is extremely good for your digestion and is wonderful for gentle detoxifying :)

Well I am off t walk the poochy poo around the sea wall!  Enjoy your day!

Do you enjoy fruit in your water?  How much water do you think you drink a day?  Do you have any “flat tummy secrets” you can share?

To Your Glam Life,



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27 Responses to “The Flat Tummy Drink”

  1. Noelle July 25, 2010 at 8:48 pm #

    This sounds lovely. I am going to make this this week. Thanks!!


    kris Reply:

    Let me know how you like it! I am so interested :)


  2. Ange July 25, 2010 at 8:54 pm #

    “tastes like heaven & weight loss” – I LOVE THAT!! Can’t wait to try this :) I usually have a glass of lemon water in the morning but this is a great way to ramp it up!

    My other tip would be dry skin brushing as it boosts circulation and gets everythin a movin!
    .-= Ange´s last blog ..Weekly Eats &amp Home Gyms =-.


    kris Reply:

    Girl, I love you…I think we are really sisters just separated at birth! Skin brushing – Thank you! Perfect way to finish off this post ;)


  3. Heather (Where's the Beach) July 25, 2010 at 9:23 pm #

    I usually just drink my water plain. I try to get at least 64 oz a day not including what I drink during my workouts. Hope you’re having a great Sunday!
    .-= Heather (Where’s the Beach)´s last blog ..Lake Day Lots of Pictures =-.


    kris Reply:

    You are an amazing water drinker girl!! Love it!


  4. highonhealthy July 25, 2010 at 11:22 pm #

    I don’t mind fruit in my water but the majority of the time I prefer to just drink it plain and I drink about 8-9 cups a day. Usually. Sometimes. That’s what I’m aiming to drink because I feel SO much better when I drink more water.


    kris Reply:

    I am a water lover too!


  5. Katie July 26, 2010 at 12:17 am #

    LOVE Indian food!!! Did you get Roti too? i could a whole basket of that bread!!!

    Oh beets are so good for cleansing the body! I am loving this juice you have here too! Looks refreshing as ever!!

    Uggs are the best ever, and I am obsessed, they are pillows for your feet! xoxo


    kris Reply:

    You are too cute! Pillows for your feet….I agree 100%


  6. Jess July 26, 2010 at 1:44 am #

    Haha, I’ve never heard of a drink to make your tummy flat ;) Sounds refreshing!


  7. Miho July 26, 2010 at 3:37 am #

    OMG I’m going to try this some day, because I can REALLY use it!! :D Thanks for a great post!
    .-= Miho´s last blog ..Thank You Everyone! =-.


  8. devan July 26, 2010 at 6:11 am #

    awesome! I will definatly be trying taht drink :D
    also apple cider vinager is great too!!


  9. July 26, 2010 at 2:53 pm #

    uve got so many great cleansers in there! much better than water and would be deliciously refreshing! the ginger is exactly the kick it needs! <3


  10. Carrie July 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm #

    Mmmm, Indian food is the best.

    I love cucumber water, I had it at a salon once and now I crave it. Not sure how I feel about ginger in my water. but I know it’s really good for your system. I may try it, hmmm.


  11. Melissa July 26, 2010 at 5:36 pm #

    Thank you for sharing that drink..sounds delish!!!
    I drink a lot of herbal tea and water with lemon in it! I know I should drink more but I also consume a lot of water-heavy fruits too!
    I love fruit in my water! I want to make some ice cubes with raspberries and blueberries in it…makes the water look pretty too:)
    flat tummy secrets..hmm! Well my gym has this poster that says “abs are made in the kitchen” LOL! So I would say lots of veggies and intervals!!!
    .-= Melissa´s last blog ..Bloob picking and vacation time =-.


  12. kalli@fitandfortysomething July 26, 2010 at 5:57 pm #

    this looks interesting! i noticed just drinking a lot of water seems to be good for my tummy. hope you had a good walk with the pooch!


  13. Heather @ Get healthy with Heather July 26, 2010 at 10:39 pm #

    That drink sounds so refreshing! I love lemon in my water but usually drink it plain. I drink so much water. I don’t even know how to count it all.


  14. Jojo July 27, 2010 at 2:08 pm #

    Are you supposed to eat all of the “stuff” in there too? Or just drink the water?

    This looks interesting. I”m going to try it.


  15. Krista July 27, 2010 at 11:03 pm #

    That sounds like a great drink! I have trouble getting my water in so anything to help me along is always welcome.


  16. Leia December 27, 2010 at 9:03 am #

    DEFINITELY going to try this!


  17. LadyFushia July 5, 2012 at 6:53 pm #

    Just tried making this – so yummy! Definitely makes drinking water easier :)


  18. linda March 23, 2013 at 8:45 pm #

    Kris I love love love your blog!!! this drink will help me to drink more water, it looks refreshing and

    delicious…thank you, especially for all your great recipes.


  19. Joi W September 9, 2014 at 1:16 pm #

    Thank you. I made it last night. I’m sipping on it now and it taste wonderful. I hope it helps with my detoxification


    kris Reply:

    Great!! Are you on a Detox right now?

    This drink is actually really good, refreshing and SO good for you!! Keep me posted ;)



  20. dsw March 26, 2015 at 1:02 pm #

    I just mixed it up, so I cant wait to taste it, but how should I drink this, besides the entire day tomorrow?


    kris Reply:

    Great question! I drank it first thing in the morning to get things “moving” and throughout the day for extra alkalization and a gentle detox! You’ll notice you’ll feel refreshed and hydrated through your day! I found it great after a workout too or a walk…before bed, etc. It just “speeds” things up. xxoo


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