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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

16 calories; 8 mg sodium. 109 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 0.2 g protein; 4 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mg vitamin c; 12 mcg folate; 8 mg calcium; 9 mg magnesium;