I’ve been sick AND busy, and this is about the extent of my experimenting with recipes! I made this in my Vitamix: One whole orange and one whole lemon. You can add honey or sugar for sweetness, but I like it tart and left it out. I had such a sore throat and was congested, and this really hit the spot — kind of like an epic Vitamin C kick in the pants.
Then I decided to paint it:
Recently, I’ve begun painting every day in my Moleskin sketchbook as a daily routine. At first it was really hard, and I felt super self conscious about what I was painting, but I’ve finally found a certain level of comfort with it. I don’t really care how they will turn out — it’s the process that counts — or rather, the practice– a kind of meditation. Sometimes I am so tired and exhausted at the end of the day, especially when I was really sick, I only spend ten to fifteen minutes on them!
To read more about the development of this practice, go here.
To see my daily sketch paintings in the future — I plan to do continue to do one every day — right now they have been focussed on street life in Brooklyn — follow me on Instagram! 🙂
Citrus Tonic (really nice for when you’re feeling the cold bug taking over your face!)
One navel orange, peeled
One lemon, peeled and seeded
Honey, agave, sugar, or other sweetener if desired
1. Process in blender and drink up!