Fat Burning Detox Drink
12 oz of Water
1-2 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
1 Tablespoon fresh Lemon Juice
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 Teaspoon sweetener
Half of an apple (sliced)
Put all of the ingredients (not including the Apples) in the blender and blend for about 10 seconds.
Add slices of Apple
Drink and then eat the apple slices! They will taste yummy.
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