By Suzanne Boothby
It’s a great time of year to make your own warm apple cider drink. It starts with fresh apple juice — use tart apples like Granny Smith or sweet apples like gala to create your flavor profile. Next you’ll add mulling spices, which are rich in flavonoids and polyphenols. Ginger, cardamom, and cloves help strengthen digestion, while cinnamon is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. The lemon zest and orange add extra flavor and vitamin C.