Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients, and is a great beverage choice when you need a little pick-me-up. In this recipe it's steeped with ginger and flavored with orange juice. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan bring water to boiling. Remove from heat. Add tea bags and ginger slices. Cover and steep for 4 minutes. Remove tea bags and discard. Stir in orange juice. If desired, remove ginger slices or leave them in for a more intense flavor. Ladle tea into four cups.

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Tips

Tip: If desired, substitute 4 teaspoons loose-leaf green tea for the tea bags. Divide loose tea between two loose tea balls or wrap tea in a double thickness of cheesecloth. Place tea balls or cheesecloth-wrapped tea in the boiling water mixture. Cover and steep as directed. Remove tea as directed.

Nutrition Facts

11 calories; 7 mg sodium. 2.6 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g protein; Full Nutrition