20 Apple Cider Vinegar Recipes


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Posted by Candy (St. George, Kansas, Usa ) on 09/07/2010
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I have been drinking 1 tbls of ACV in 12oz of unsweetened Grapefruit juice and 1 tbls of Organic Honey 3x a day for 1wk. I have lost 10lbs so far and have more energy then I've had for a long time. The grapefruit juice dilutes the vinegar enough that all you taste is the juice. I almost want to drink it all day but I don't want to over do it. Can you over do ACV in a day?

Posted by Michael (Hudson, Fl) on 08/27/2010
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For those asking what you can add to the ACV to make it sweeter, just add the ACV to a glass of apple juice and you can barely taste it. I just started with 1 t. In a small glass of apple juice and it just tastes like apple cider. I'll be increasing that to 2 t. Soon. I'll be experimenting with the ACV, water, and apple juice mixtures in a big bottle that I can sip throughout the day. I'll post the results soon.

Replied by Greensativa
Bullhead City, Arizona

Continuous contact of the cider vinegar on the teeth is not good for the enamel and can soften it. Best to consume at varied times of the day.

Posted by Kristin1023 (Orange, Ca) on 08/22/2010
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I drink my ACV with apple juice. It takes great, much like sparkling cider!

Posted by Patrice (Silver Spring, Md ) on 07/09/2010
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Regarding sweetening of the acv drink- I use d-ribose to sweeten my acv drink because its a vital nutrient that the body needs but is also naturally sweet! :) patrice

Posted by Sarah (Lafayette, La) on 05/19/2010

I've noticed the several postings regarding ACV recipes - however can you take the ACV straight 1 or 2x a day?

EC: A few others have asked the same question.. here's the thread: http://earthclinic.com/remedies/acvinegar2.html#ACVCHASERS

Replied by Greensativa
Bullhead City, Arizona

Because of the acidity it would not be advised to take it straight without any sort of other liquid to dilute it. It can burn the mouth and throat tissue.

Replied by Tvmademedoit
Lawdale, Ca

It can wear on your teeth and cause much damage to your insides over time if it is not diluted. It is HIGHLY acidic.

Posted by Exboss (Chicago, Il) on 04/16/2010
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I don't usually go for "health food" or "organic" or "natural" remedies... but I'm totally convinced about apple cider vinegar. I hope I don't offend anybody on this site; I put a big splash of acv in a 32 oz bottle with a packet of peach ice tea mix and lots of water and ice. I love it! Another recipe is to add a splash of acv and an equal splash of lime juice to 32 oz of water and ice. Sweeten with agave (another new discovery!) to taste. Wonderful!!

Replied by G
Bullhead City, Arizona

You will be discovering a whole array of these natural and very healthy alternatives to the modern day processed food that has been making many people sick through out the years.

Posted by Karen (Williston, Nd, Usa) on 04/13/2010
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I have been racking my brain trying to come up with a way to get my kids to take ACV. Drinking it in water is out of the question, but today I mixed 2 tbsp ACV, 1/4 tsp baking soda in 8 oz of organic apple juice and you can't taste the vinegar at all. Just tastes like apple juice. This might be a solution for those who want the benefits but not the taste.

Posted by Ester (Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa) on 04/07/2010
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It is most enjoyable to mix the daily dose of apple cider vinegar with grapefruit juice - the slightly bitter taste neutralizes the astringency of the vinegar. I use one table spoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of grapefruit juice.

Posted by Mohini (Suva, Fiji Islands) on 02/21/2010
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I add a little amount to salt to reduce the sourness of vinegar. I sometimes make a drink with lemon juice, water, salt and little honey or sugar and add some crushed mint leaves. The drink is refreshing specially during the summers.

Posted by S (Siloam Springs, Arkansas) on 02/03/2010

I like apple cider vinegar with salt instead of any kind of sweetner. 1 tablespoon ACV in 8 oz water with 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt. Is this good, or bad?

Posted by Dgray1701 (Greenfield, Indiana) on 01/31/2010
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I am surprised I haven't read about my ACV concoction, unless I've just missed it. I mix 1-2 tablespoons (depending on the need) with about 8 ounces of very cold all natural apple juice. I drink one first thing in the morning and about an hour before bed. I've learned to truly love the mix. It generally tastes like a very tart apple cider. You can adjust the amount of juice to control the dilution ratio of the ACV accordingly to your personal taste. It will obviously cost you more if you choose to mix the ACV with more juice. I hope this helps...

Posted by Maybell (Los Lunas, New Mexico) on 01/21/2010
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This is a tonic my husband swears by...1 cup/mug of warm water (not boiling,) 2 tsp. of raw natural honey, 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar and one tsp. of BLACK STRAP molasses. This tonic gets him going in the morning. He also uses it when he has worked hard and his feet/muscles are sore.

Replied by Cmontana
Bozeman, Montana
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I became a vegetarian 5 months ago and am also a breastfeeding mom. I thought my loss of energy was simply a side effect from the birth and being up a lot at night. I started the "tonic" you describe a few weeks ago - a friend suggested it to me. WOW! My husband and I call it our "hippie drink" - 1-2tsp black strap molasses 1-2tsp apple cider vinegar (with the mother) 1-2tsp blue agave in purified water (about 8 oz.) - it will really rev you up in the morning an make you feel cleansed.

Replied by Greensativa
Bullhead City, Arizona

It's always nice to know that breastfeeding mothers are proactive in their health and the health of their young.

Replied by Happymomof2
Atl, Ga

For my kids, I put 1 tbsp ACV in 4oz of cold "Simply Rasberry Lemonade" and add 4 drops of lemon juice. I suppose any brand of raspberry lemonade will work. You can smell the ACV a little but not taste it, they love it!

Replied by Km
Mesa, Az

Thank you for all those recipes. I too have found the taste of ACV and smell "gagging". But I have understood the health benefits outweigh the "gag", so I am going to try those recipes. Thank you.

Posted by Butterflyjess (Lincoln, Nebraska, Usa) on 01/15/2010
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I started on acv about a week ago for weight loss. I started slow with one tsp and have been building up. In the last few days I have just been adding a splash to each glass of water I have, as I drink a lot durring the day. I make a tall glass of ice water with the acv and the juice of 1/4 a lime. It's quite good! The lime compliments the acv well and takes out some of the bitterness.

Posted by Becky (Riesel, Texas) on 12/27/2009
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I recently lost 40 lbs on a popular diet. I knew that ACV was a natural diuretic and just generally good for you so I started drinking about 2-3 tablespoons full in a glass of water every day. It also cured my acid reflux... I still didn't like the taste so one day I was drinking some lemonade that I made and I poured the vinegar into that. It's really good! Tastes sort of like a whiskey sour...actually if you add a shot of whiskey, you'll be pleased if you like whiskey sours.

It is so good that my husband has me make him one occasionally...after forcing him to taste mine. I probably use more vinegar that the 2-3 tablespoons I was drinking to begin with, but it makes a really enjoyable beverage.

Posted by Stephen (Bronx, Ny, USA) on 12/21/2009

Apple Cider Vinergar Recipes

Hey guys, I have read most of the recipes listed to mix with apple cider vinegar. I still cant stomach it!!(lol), it is so powerful.. The best one i have found is with grapefruit juice. Any other suggestions?


Replied by Dawn
Srb, Fl

I make a vinegarette with it and put it on a salad. I use 2 tsp acv 3-4 tsp olive oil, cut up 1 clove garlic, salt and pepper and the blend blend it up. Its wonderful. I have used the drink also but I like this better

Replied by Tracyred
Sydney , Nsw/australia

try some liquid natural sweetener - i like the stuff from the stevia plant - and with water - oh, and i plug my nose too :). i down it, then wash it down with pure water....

Replied by Rhapsodie
Belfast, Ny

Stephen, I love my cider vinegar mix. 1-2 tbsp. of vinegar, 1-2 tbsp of honey, 1-2 cups of hot water, ginger to taste, cinnamon to taste, and sweetening to taste. My recommendation is to use the same measurements of vinegar and honey as you do water. The benefits of the honey, ginger, and cinnamon are very healthy. Honey is a healing agent, cinnamon reduces the glucose effect of the honey, and ginger decreases inflammation. I am diabetic and have no sugar problems with the use of this recipe. I have also noticed the benefit of reduced appetite, increased healthy feeling, loss of arthritis pain, more regular bowel movements and NO ACID REFLUX or pain from the combination.

Replied by Angie
Fayetteville, Georgia

I like to take ACV with pomegranite juice which is very tart so the ACV tastes better. It is expensive so sometimes I use grape juice or apple juice. I also drink it through a straw to help protect my teeth and to make it easier to drink. I drink ACV for acid reflux and arthritis pain in my fingers.

Replied by Maccadoo13
Lytle, Texas, United States

I have to hurdle over the smell more than the taste, but their is some ways that are not so bad. I like it in a can of spinach. First I drain the liquid then I pour in the ACV till it fills the can. I like it right out of the can after its been refrigerated, I'll serve it on a Pyle of lettuce with a small can of tuna. It's very refreshing on a hot day to freshen me up and help cleanse my digestive track. I also like it when my wife makes her red Mexican tomato/chili salsa I put it on almost everything. ACV is very interesting, Here in the Southwest we have a high amount of Alkalinity which hinders our effort to keep a green garden, and my dogs get a splash or two in their bath water for fleas, I read the other day somewhere aboout it's use cleansing the scalp, The trick here is figuring out how to get over the smell and on occasion the taste. "If God gives you lemons, find somebody with Tequila" LOL. Just make it fun.

Good luck

Replied by Judy
Ocean Springs, Ms

I drink it with Spicy V8.