Warm Honey Green Tea

Warm Honey Green Tea

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and has been shown to keep your blood sugar stable. We like it flavored with orange, lemon, and honey in this easy recipe.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 cups water
  • 4 lemon peel strips (2½ x 1 inches each)
  • 4 orange peel strips (2½ x 1 inches each)
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 4 lemon slices

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  1. Stir together the water, lemon peel strips, and orange peel strips in a medium saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove the lemon and orange strips with a slotted spoon and discard.
  2. Place tea bags in a teapot; immediately add the simmering water mixture. Cover and let steep according to the tea package directions (1 to 3 minutes). Remove the tea bags, squeezing gently. Discard the tea bags. Stir in honey. Pour the tea into four heatproof mugs or cups and garnish each with a lemon slice. Serve immediately.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 7 ounces
  • Per serving: 16 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 5 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 12 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 4 IU vitamin A; 10 mg vitamin C; 8 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 8 mg sodium; 109 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½

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